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Fb_Friend_List_Scraper – OSINT Tool To Scrape Names And Usernames From Large Friend Lists On Facebook, Without Being Rate Limited

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Fb_Friend_List_Scraper – OSINT Tool To Scrape Names And Usernames From Large Friend Lists On Facebook, Without Being Rate Limited


OSINT tool to scrape names and usernames from large friend lists on Facebook, without being rate limited.


Getting started:

  • Install using pip: python -m pip install fb-friend-list-scraper
  • Script is now installed as fbfriendlistscraper
  • Run with -h or --help to show usage information.

Usage:

usage: fbfriendlistscraper [-h] -e EMAIL [-p PASSWORD] -u USERNAME [-o OUTFILE] [-w] [-q] [-x] [-s SLEEPMULTIPLIER] [-i PROXY] [-c CMD]

Tool to scrape names and usernames from large friend lists on Facebook, without being rate limited

options:
-h, --help show this help message and exit
-e EMAIL, --email EMAIL
Email address or phone number to login with.
-p PASSWORD, --password PASSWORD
Password to login with. If not supplied you will be prompted. You really shouldn't use this for security reasons.
-u USERNAME, --username USERNAME
Username of the user to scrape.
-o OUTFILE, --outfile OUTFILE
Path of the output file. (Default: ./scraped_friends.txt)
-w, --headless Run webdriver in headless mode.
-q, --quiet Do not print scraped users to screen.
-x, --onlyusernames Only the usernames/IDs will be written to the output file.
-s SLEEPMULTIPLIER, --sleepmultiplier SLEEPMULTIPLIER
Multiply sleep time between each page scrape by n. Useful when being easily rate-limited.
-i PROXY, --proxy PROXY
Proxy server to use for connecting. Username/password can be supplied like: socks5://user:pass@host:port
-c CMD, --cmd CMD Shell command to run after each page scrape. Useful for changing proxy/VPN exit.

examples:
fbfriendlistscraper -e your@email.com -p YourPassword123 -u someusername.123 -o my_file.txt
fbfriendlistscraper --email your@email.com --username another.user --headless -s 2 -x
fbfriendlistscraper -e your@email.com -u username.johnson -w --proxy socks5://127.0.0.1:9050
fbfriendlistscraper -e your@email.com -u xxuserxx --headless --cmd "mullvad relay set provider Quadranet"
fbfriendlistscraper -e your@email.com -u markzuckerburger -w -o ./test.txt --cmd "killall -HUP tor"

NOTE:

Facebook changes the markup of it's pages regularly, so the script might break from time to time. Please open an issue if something doesn't work and I'll take a look at it. Pull requests are welcome as well.

TODO:

  • Make script check for followers if friend list isn't public.
  • Add more error handling.
  • Add proxy rotation.