Twitter Follower Collector

Extract a list of all followers from any Twitter account

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Extract the profiles of every followers of specific Twitter account(s) with this Phantombuster's Twitter Followers Scraper

Extracting a list of someone's followers is a great way to make a very targeted list of people interested in a particular topic.

Having this list is then useful to build Custom Audiences for Twitter Ads or as an input for a Follow/Unfollow strategy to get more followers.

This API will do the hard work for you of visiting your favorite influencers' profiles, extract every followers and neatly arrange them in a spreadsheet.

Tutorial 🚀

1. Create your account.

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2. Add this Twitter automation to your account.

3. Click on Configure me!

You'll now see the 3 configuration dots blinking. Click on them.

4. Choose the Twitter accounts you're targeting

In the 1st argument field "Twitter account or Spreadsheet URL" you have the choice to use this API for 1 twitter account at a time or several in one go.

  • One at a time: Just fill the form with a Twitter username, example: @phbuster
  • Several at a time: Paste the URL of a spreadsheet filled with Twitter username and/or Twitter account URLs on column A

5. Easy & safe authentication

This automation will connect to the website on your behalf. The safest and most efficient way for Phantombuster to authenticate as yourself is by using your session cookies.

To make that process as easy as possible you can use Phantombuster's browser extension. It's a 2-click installation.

If you're operating from another browser and/or want to do it manually, here is how to do it.

Start your automation!

You're all set. Just click "launch" to get your automation started!

Set this Twitter automation on repeat

Once your automation's configuration is ready, you can schedule repetitive launches. This will allow you to avoid rate limits, scrape more data and get your automated workflows to spread over days, weeks, even months.

To do so, go to your dashboard and look for your automation's “Settings” button.

Then, select a frequency:

And Save those new settings at the bottom of the page.


This API will output CSV and/or JSON containing the following fields:

  • profileUrl (Profile url of the person following the targeted account)
  • name (Name of the person)
  • bio (Bio of the person)
  • location
  • userId (Their User ID)
  • createdAt (Account creation date)
  • followersCount (Number of profiles that follow them)
  • friendsCount (Number of profiles they follow)
  • imgUrl (Their profile picture)
  • backgroundImg (Their background profile image)
  • certified (If they are a verified Twitter profile)

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