Social Media Tools


October 1, 2023


April 28, 2024

This document lists various social media tools for digital forensics, monitoring, and social media analysis. The tools are categorized by platform, including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, VKontakte, Tumblr, LinkedIn, and Telegram. Each tool is briefly described, and some are marked as operational or not.



Without paid access to the API most or all of these are unusable.



  • Hashtagify: A tool for analyzing and finding the most popular hashtags on Twitter and Instagram.

  • Iconosquare: A tool for managing and analyzing Instagram accounts, including insights into follower demographics and post-performance.

  • Osintgram: Osintgram offers an interactive shell to perform analysis on the Instagram accounts of any user by its nickname.

  • Picodash: A tool for analyzing Instagram accounts, including insights into follower demographics and post performance.

  • SnapMap: A tool for visualizing and analyzing Snapchat activity on a map.

  • Social Rank: A tool for analyzing Twitter and Instagram followers, including insights into followers’ interests and locations.

  • Sierra: A tool for analyzing and visualizing Twitter user networks.

  • Toutatis: A tool for analyzing Twitter data, including tweet sentiment analysis and network analysis.


  • Pingroupie: A search engine for finding and analyzing Pinterest group boards.


Tools to help discover more about a Reddit user or Subreddit.

  • Imgur: The most popular image hosting website used by Redditors.

  • Mostly Harmless: Mostly Harmless looks up the page you are currently viewing to see if it has been submitted to Reddit.

  • Reddit Archive: Historical archives of Reddit posts.

  • Reddit Suite: Enhances your Reddit experience.

  • Reddit User Analyser: Reddit user account analyzer.

  • Subreddits: Discover new subreddits.

  • Reddit Comment Search: Analyze a Reddit user by comment history.

  • Universal Scammer List: This acts as the website portion for the subreddit /r/universalscammerlist. That subreddit, in conjunction with this website and a Reddit bot, manages a list of malicious Reddit accounts and minimizes the damage they can deal. This list is referred to as the “USL” for short.

  • Reddit Comment Lookup: Search for Reddit comments by Reddit username.


Perform various OSINT on the Russian social media site VKontakte.

  • Дезертир: A program to download audio and video from VKontakte.

  • A collection of tools for analyzing and searching VKontakte.

  • Report Tree: A tool for analyzing the repost history of a VKontakte post.

  • Snradar: A tool for searching for pictures on VKontakte based on the time and location they were taken.

  • VK5: A tool for searching for specific content on VKontakte.

  • VK Community Search: A search engine for VKontakte groups.

  • VK Parser: A tool for searching for a target audience and potential customers on VKontakte.

  • VK People Search: A search engine for VKontakte users.

  • A tool for monitoring VKontakte activity and collecting data.



  • FTL: Browser plugin that finds emails of people’s profiles on LinkedIn.


  • 4CAT: 4CAT is a data analysis tool for Telegram. It provides features for searching and analyzing large amounts of data from Telegram channels and groups.

  • AWESOME Telegram: A curated list of open-source intelligence tools and resources for Telegram.

  • Archiving Telegram: A guide on how to archive Telegram content for research and documentation purposes.

  • Communalytic: Communalytic is a platform for social media analysis, including Telegram. It offers various analytics and monitoring features to understand user behavior, engagement, and trends.

  • Junkapedia: Junkapedia is a platform that provides information and resources related to Telegram. It includes guides, tutorials, and tips for using Telegram effectively.

  • Telegram Nearby Map: Telegram Nearby Map is a web application based on OpenStreetMap and the official Telegram library. It allows you to find the position of nearby users on Telegram.

  • Telegago: Telegago is a Google Advanced Search specifically designed for finding public and private Telegram channels and chatrooms. It helps you discover relevant Telegram communities based on your interests.

  • Telemetry: An affordable API to search, monitor and discover Telegram messages and channels at-scale.