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A simple algorithm designed to get the relevant users to particular given user profile.
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A simple algorithm designed to get the relevant users to particular given user profile.


Version 1 developed. Working on making it more accurate. Under development


Test on your machine

To run this, you need Instagram consumer key. Follwo these steps.

  1. Go to
  2. Login with your Instagram account.
  3. Go to "Manage Clients"
  4. Click on "Register a new client"
  5. Fill out the details and get the Consumer Key.
    Open terminal and follow this commands.
git clone
cd Instagram-Algorithm

Open in your text editor. Replace XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX with your cosumer key. Now start script by entering this command in terminal.


For example,

python daxeel_soni


Output will be list of os usernames which are similar to given instagram username.

60 interests found! 

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21 users found
[u'garvigujarati', u'malhar028', u'shagunchauhan', u'codergirl_', u'nellysugu', u'mindsetofgreatness', u'motivation.entrepreneur', u'modaecustomizacao', u'lovetutorialsx', u'spoonuniversity', u'houseofhighlights', u'sbwheels_goryaev', u'egeozmat', u'deepika__perfection', u'niralivakil98', u'starvingtime', u'savage.vids', u'flamingeos', u'natgeoyourshot', u'motivation', u'dressmybff']

Programming Concepts Used

  1. Web Scraping
  2. Text Analysis
  3. Data Mining
  4. API Interaction
  5. Error Handling
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