Is this www.instagram.com/username/?__a=1 is officially and allowed?
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I can get user's public info using www.instagram.com/username/?__a=1 without login and authentication, just username.

I can get user's profile detail, user time line detail if user account privacy is public.

is this is allowed? will it be deprecated in future?

Yuli
Asked about 2 years ago
Selected Answer
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Scraping violates FB's terms

September 3 at 3:35 AM
Lars
Yuli

thanks for your information. Now I use https://api.instagram.com/v1/users/self/media/recent/?access_token=ACCESS-TOKEN and my app was approved.

September 4 at 9:04 PM
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