Instagram Hashtag Collector

Extract the most recent posts for any hashtags or locations on Instagram

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Scrape Instagram posts related to one or many hashtags with this automation tool.

This Instagram hashtag scraper in one of our most efficient tools.

Define which hashtags or locations you're interested in. This automation will do the search on your behalf and build a list of thousand of posts related to this hashtag.

This is perfect to monitor what's happening around your #niche or in your city. Get a detailed report of everything that has been said on these topics and discover new profiles and hashtags to follow and like.

Tutorial ๐Ÿš€

1. Create your account.

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2. Add this Instagram automation to your account.

3. Click on Configure me!

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

4. Specify which Instagram hashtags you want to scrape

Create a spreadsheet on Google Spreadsheet.

Fill it with hastags. One hashtag per row, all in column A.

Make this spreadsheet public so Phantombuster can access it.

Paste the spreadsheet's URL to Phantombuster.

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 Instagram 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 โ€œSettingsโ€ button.

Then, select a frequency:

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


๐Ÿ‘ฎ Instagram limits:
Note that Instagram doesn't return the post owner's username when scraping for hashtags, so you'd have to use our Instagram Post Data Extractor API to extract that information.

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

  • ownerId (Instagram unique ID of post author)
  • postUrl (Instagram post URL)
  • description (Post description)
  • pubDate (Post publication date)
  • likeCount (Number of likes the post received)
  • commentCount (Number of comments the post received)
  • views (Number of views, if the post contains a video)
  • location (Where the photo was taken (only if available))
  • query (Hashtag (or location) that lead to the post)
  • postVideo (Link to raw video file, if available, can contains more than one link if the data is available)
  • videoThumbnail (Link to raw video thumbnail, can contains more than one link if the data is available)
  • postImage (Link to raw post image, can contains more than one link if the data is available)

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