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I am looking to compile a list of URLs and associated Twitter usernames. Is there an API that you can provide a URL to and it would return a Twitter username?

Clearbit has an API for sending a URL and getting a logo in return. https://clearbit.com/

Was wondering if anyone knew of a similar API for Twitter handles.

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  • can you clarify what kind of url your referring to? there is an api - but I am unclear if your referring to a twitter url or a company website etc Commented Jan 13, 2016 at 4:48

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You are looking for GET users/show

This returns a variety of information about the user specified by the required user_id or screen_name parameter.

GET users / lookup is used to retrieve a bulk collection of user objects.

Resource URL:

https://api.twitter.com/1.1/users/show.json
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  • Sorry if it wasn't clear, I don't know the user_id or screen_name. I have a URL and I want to get the screen_name. Commented Jan 13, 2016 at 23:53

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