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Uses Groupme API to dump all messages from a group into a JSON file
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GroupMe Scraper

To Use
  • Obtain your access token
    • You can use GroupMe's API to create an Application and get an Access Key via Oauth2 OR just grab it from your browser (see below)
  • Fetch Groups
yarn groups <ACCESS_TOKEN>
  • Crawl and save all messages from a group
# group_id retrieved from previous step
yarn scrape <ACCESS_TOKEN> <GROUP_ID> 

Your messages will be saved in out.json

Obtaining your access token thru your browser
  • Login to GroupMe
  • Open up your Developer Tools and go to the network tab
  • Reload the page, filter xhr requests by "user", and locate the request
  • See under request headers, the Access Token parameter

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