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Social Account Detection for Python

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Social Account Detection and Extraction for Python


  • Detect and extract URLs of social accounts: throw in URLs, get back URLs of social media profiles by type.
  • Currently supports Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, GitHub, and Emails.


Install it with pip install socials and use it as follows:

>>> hrefs = ['', '', '']
>>> socials.extract(hrefs).get_matches_per_platform()
{'github': [''], 'facebook': ['']}
>>> socials.extract(hrefs).get_matches_for_platform('github')

Read more about usage in our documentation.


  • Create virtual envirenment venv with virtualenv -p /usr/bin/python3 venv.
  • Activate the environment with source venv/bin/activate.
  • Install the development requirements with pip install -r requirements-dev.txt.
  • Run the tests: tox or python test


This package was created with Cookiecutter and the audreyr/cookiecutter-pypackage project template.


0.2.0 (2018-05-31)

  • Email address extraction.
  • Extraction of specific platforms.

0.1.0 (2018-05-18)

  • First release on PyPI.

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