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How to Scrape Users from Facebook

2019-04-15 14:04:39
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Abstract:In this article, we will tell you how to scrape users from Facebook using ScrapeStorm's "Smart mode". No Programming Needed. Visual Operation. ScrapeStormFree Download

Facebook is an American online social media and social networking service company. Keeping up with friends is faster and easier than ever. Share updates and photos, engage with friends and Pages, and stay connected to communities important to you. You can find the user you want by scraping user information. Scraping users may through a username, or a group member, etc.

Introduction to the scraping tool

ScrapeStorm (www.scrapestorm.com) is an AI-Powered visual web scraping tool, which can be used to extract data from almost any websites without writing any code.

It is powerful and very easy to use. For experienced and inexperienced users, it provides two different scraping modes (Smart Mode and Flowchart Mode).

ScrapeStorm supports Windows, Mac OS and Linux operating systems.

You can save the output data in various formats including Excel, HTML, Txt and CSV. Moreover, you can export data to databases and websites.

Preview of the scraped result

Export to Excel2007:

1. Create a task

(1) Copy the URL of Facebook 

Click here to learn more about how to enter the URL correctly.

(2) Create a new smart mode task

You can create a new scraping task directly on the software, or you can create a task by importing rules.

Click here to learn how to import and export scraping rules.

2. Configure the task

(1) Pre Login

When the page needs to be logged in to browse, we need to use the pre-login function.

(2) Set the fields

Add or remove fields as needed, and rename the fields. The results of the field settings are as follows:

3. Set up and start

(1) Run settings

Choose your own needs, you can set Schedule, Anti-Block, Automatic Export, Download Images and Speed Boost.

Click here to learn how to configure the scraping task.

(2) Wait a moment, you will see the data being scraped.

4. Export and view data

(1) Click “Export” to download your data.

(2) Choose the format to export according to your needs.

ScrapeStorm provides a variety of export methods to export locally, such as excel, csv, html, txt or database. Professional Plan and above users can also post directly to wordpress.

Click here to learn more about how to view the extraction results and clear the extracted data.

Click here to learn more about how to export the result of extraction.