Instagram Handle Validator API

Instagram Handle Validator API

Meet the Instagram Handle Validator API – your digital detective for social media visibility! Submit any handle and watch as it explores Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, and YouTube realms. Swiftly discover if your chosen moniker is a digital gem or a free frontier. Unleash the power of instant handle reconnaissance!

About the API:

Introducing the Instagram Handle Validator API, a comprehensive solution for digital identity exploration across major social media platforms. This versatile API empowers users to submit any social media handle, initiating a swift and thorough investigation into its existence on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, and YouTube.

Navigating the dynamic landscape of social media, the Instagram Handle Validator API acts as a digital sleuth, meticulously verifying the presence of the provided handle on each platform. Whether you're securing a brand identity, exploring marketing opportunities, or simply curious about online persona availability, this API offers a seamless and efficient means to check the status of a handle.

Upon submission, users receive instant notifications, providing clarity on the handle's availability or occupation. This real-time feedback ensures prompt decision-making and strategy adjustments. Developers and businesses can integrate the Handle Searcher API into their applications, offering users a valuable tool for navigating the intricate web of social media handles.

Stay ahead of the digital curve with the Handle Searcher API, your trusted ally in the quest for social media identity validation. Harness its capabilities to streamline your online presence management and make informed choices in the vast expanse of the digital realm.



What this API receives and what your API provides (input/output)?

Pass a social media handle, and you the API will check if it exists on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Tiktok, and Youtube. You will get the social media link and a message if its available or not. 


What are the most common use cases of this API?


  • Brand Identity Protection:

    • Businesses can use the Handle Validator API to safeguard their brand identity by checking the availability of specific handles across multiple social media platforms. This ensures consistency and helps prevent impersonation or confusion.
  • Social Media Marketing Campaigns:

    • Marketing professionals can employ the API to streamline social media marketing campaigns. By verifying handle availability on platforms like Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, and Facebook, they can tailor campaigns to platforms with the most significant impact and engagement potential.
  • User Onboarding Enhancement:

    • Online platforms and applications can integrate the Handle Validator API during user onboarding processes. This allows new users to select unique and available handles, enhancing the user experience and minimizing frustration associated with handle unavailability.
  • Influencer Collaboration:

    • Agencies and brands seeking influencer collaborations can use the API to vet potential influencers' social media handles. This ensures alignment with the brand and avoids any conflicts or confusion, contributing to more effective and authentic partnerships.
  • Personal Branding Strategy:

    • Individuals looking to establish a cohesive personal brand can leverage the Handle Validator API to check handle availability on various platforms. This empowers them to choose consistent handles across social media, reinforcing their brand identity and simplifying online engagement for followers.




Are there any limitations to your plans?

Besides the number of API calls per month, there is a limit of 20 requests per minute.  

API Documentation


Pass the handle that you want to look up. 

The API will perform a search on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tiktok and YouTube. 

You will get the matching social media links, and a message to know if the handle is available or not. 


Search - Endpoint Features
Object Description
handle [Required] Social Media handle to lookup.
Test Endpoint


  "status": 200,
  "success": true,
  "handle": "dualipa",
  "social_media": [
      "name": "instagram",
      "url": "",
      "is_available": true
      "name": "facebook",
      "url": "",
      "is_available": false
      "name": "twitter",
      "url": "",
      "is_available": false
      "name": "tiktok",
      "url": "",
      "is_available": false
      "name": "youtube",
      "url": "",
      "is_available": false


curl --location --request GET '' --header 'Authorization: Bearer YOUR_API_KEY' 


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After signing up, every developer is assigned a personal API access key, a unique combination of letters and digits provided to access to our API endpoint. To authenticate with the Instagram Handle Validator API REST API, simply include your bearer token in the Authorization header.


Header Description
Authorization [Required] Should be Bearer access_key. See "Your API Access Key" above when you are subscribed.

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The API employs a proprietary algorithm to make API calls to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, and YouTube, checking the availability of the provided handle by analyzing responses from each platform.

The API delivers responses in a standardized JSON format, containing information on the availability of the handle on each social media platform, along with any relevant metadata.

The API is regularly updated to align with changes in the APIs of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, and YouTube. Developers are encouraged to check the API documentation for version details and any updates related to social media platform changes.

Yes, the Handle Searcher API is designed to be versatile and can be seamlessly integrated into both web and mobile applications using standard HTTP requests. Sample code snippets and documentation are available to guide developers through the integration process.

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