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This tool tracks the number of online friends a user has on Facebook at any given time.

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Track the number of online friends you have on Facebook at any given time! Check out my results and conclusions after running this tool for two weeks!


To be able to use this tool, you will need to have a Facebook account and a server (or computer) that can run a cron job / scheduled task.


This tool is built in Python and uses Selenium to scrape the data.

How to Setup

  1. Install via pip by running: pip install facebook-online-friend-tracker

  2. Setup a cron job to run the tool at a certain frequency. (I used 15 minute intervals).

  3. The command to run the tool is: facebook-online-friend-tracker --user '' --pass 'your_password' --path 'path/to/csv_file.csv'

  4. After a certain amount of time, you will be able to analyze the trend in the data. (I waited 2 full weeks before analyzing the data and finding the best time to post on Facebook.)

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