Using this endpoint, you can retrieve information about the users who follow a specific Instagram account.


The Instagram Social Media API endpoint user-following allows you to retrieve user information based on a given user ID when you use the GET method.

Here's a concise summary of the information that can be obtained from the Instagram user-following API endpoint:

  • User ID: The unique ID of each user the target user is following.
  • Username: The followed user's Instagram handle.
  • Full name: The followed user's full name on their profile.
  • Private status: Whether the followed user's account is private or public.
  • Profile photo URL: URL to the followed user's current profile picture.
  • Profile photo ID: Unique ID for the followed user's current profile photo.
  • Verified status: Whether the followed account is verified.
  • Follow friction info: Indicates if there are restrictions on following the user.
  • Badges: Any badges on the followed user's profile.
  • Latest reel media: Timestamp of the followed user's latest reel, if any.


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