Graph API Version

Instagram User

Reading

An Instagram user

Example

Graph API Explorer
GET /v12.0/{instagram-user-id} HTTP/1.1
Host: graph.facebook.com
/* PHP SDK v5.0.0 */
/* make the API call */
try {
  // Returns a `Facebook\FacebookResponse` object
  $response = $fb->get(
    '/{instagram-user-id}',
    '{access-token}'
  );
} catch(Facebook\Exceptions\FacebookResponseException $e) {
  echo 'Graph returned an error: ' . $e->getMessage();
  exit;
} catch(Facebook\Exceptions\FacebookSDKException $e) {
  echo 'Facebook SDK returned an error: ' . $e->getMessage();
  exit;
}
$graphNode = $response->getGraphNode();
/* handle the result */
/* make the API call */
FB.api(
    "/{instagram-user-id}",
    function (response) {
      if (response && !response.error) {
        /* handle the result */
      }
    }
);
/* make the API call */
new GraphRequest(
    AccessToken.getCurrentAccessToken(),
    "/{instagram-user-id}",
    null,
    HttpMethod.GET,
    new GraphRequest.Callback() {
        public void onCompleted(GraphResponse response) {
            /* handle the result */
        }
    }
).executeAsync();
/* make the API call */
FBSDKGraphRequest *request = [[FBSDKGraphRequest alloc]
                               initWithGraphPath:@"/{instagram-user-id}"
                                      parameters:params
                                      HTTPMethod:@"GET"];
[request startWithCompletionHandler:^(FBSDKGraphRequestConnection *connection,
                                      id result,
                                      NSError *error) {
    // Handle the result
}];
If you want to learn how to use the Graph API, read our Using Graph API guide.

Parameters

This endpoint doesn't have any parameters.

Fields

FieldDescription
id
numeric string

ID of the Instagram user

follow_count
int32

Number of Instagram users that this Instagram user follows

followed_by_count
int32

Number of Instagram users that follow this Instagram user

has_profile_picture
bool

Indicates whether Instagram Account has a profile picture

is_private
bool

Whether the Instagram user is private

is_published
bool

Whether the Instagram user is published

media_count
int32

Number of active media posted by this Instagram user

profile_pic
string

URI to user's Instagram profile picture

username
string

Instagram username

Error Codes

ErrorDescription
100Invalid parameter
80002There have been too many calls to this Instagram account. Wait a bit and try again. For more info, please refer to https://developers.facebook.com/docs/graph-api/overview/rate-limiting.
200Permissions error
294Managing advertisements requires an access token with the extended permission for ads_management
368The action attempted has been deemed abusive or is otherwise disallowed

Creating

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Updating

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Deleting

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