Facebook is the biggest social network of our times, containing a lot of valuable data that can be useful in so many cases. Imagine being able to extract this data and use it as your project’s dataset.
In this tutorial, you are going to use Python to extract data from any Facebook profile or page. The data that you will be extracting from a predefined amount of posts is:
- Post URL
- Post text
- Post media URL
You will be extracting comments from posts as well and from each comment:
- Profile name
- Profile URL
- Comment text
Continue reading “Extracting Facebook Posts & Comments with BeautifulSoup & Requests”
Hello! My name is Oswaldo; I’m a Mathematics student from Venezuela. I’m a Python programmer interested in Web Scraping, Machine learning and Mobile Development.
I like maths, coding and problem solving!