Social Media Handle Validator API

Social Media Handle Validator API

Unleash the Social Media Handle Validator API, your digital compass in the vast social media universe! Submit any handle and watch it traverse Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, and YouTube realms, instantly deciphering its presence. Receive a personalized message, guiding you through the availability landscape – shaping your digital identity effortlessly.

About the API:

Introducing the Social Media Handle Validator API, a cutting-edge tool that simplifies the quest for the perfect online identity. Seamlessly submit any social media handle, and let the API embark on a thorough expedition across Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, and YouTube. Instantly decipher the digital landscape, receiving a tailored message that illuminates whether your chosen handle is a digital gem or already claimed.

This versatile API serves as a guardian of your online presence, offering individuals, businesses, and developers a swift means to ensure brand consistency and user-friendly experiences. Tailor-made for brand protection, marketing strategies, and personal branding endeavors, the Social Media Handle Validator API delivers real-time feedback, empowering users to make informed decisions in the dynamic realm of social media.

With standardized JSON responses, seamless integration possibilities, and robust error handling, developers can effortlessly incorporate this API into their applications. Elevate your digital journey with the Social Media Handle Validator API, where every handle submission unveils a new chapter in the narrative of your online identity. Harness the power of validation, ensuring your digital footprint aligns seamlessly across the social media landscape.



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

Pass a social media handle, and 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 it's available or not. 


What are the most common use cases of this API?


  • Brand Identity Assurance:

    • Businesses can utilize the Social Media Handle Validator API to ensure consistency across major platforms. Before establishing or rebranding, they can swiftly check handle availability to safeguard a unified digital identity on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, and YouTube.
  • User-Friendly Onboarding:

    • Online platforms and applications can integrate the API during user registration to enhance the onboarding experience. Users receive instant feedback on handle availability, reducing frustration and enabling a seamless selection process for unique and available handles.
  • Strategic Marketing Campaigns:

    • Marketing professionals can optimize social media campaigns by using the API to assess handle availability on key platforms. This ensures campaigns are tailored to platforms with the highest user engagement, maximizing outreach and impact.
  • Influencer Partnership Alignment:

    • Agencies and brands can employ the API to vet social media handles when considering influencers for partnerships. Ensuring handle availability across platforms helps establish authentic collaborations, avoiding any confusion or conflicts in branding.
  • Personal Brand Building:

    • Individuals seeking to build a consistent personal brand can leverage the API to check handle availability on multiple platforms. This empowers them to choose handles that are both unique and available, fostering a cohesive online presence across Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, and YouTube.




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": "leomessi",
  "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' 


API Access Key & Authentication

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 Social Media 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 platform-specific queries and utilizes the respective APIs of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, and YouTube to verify the presence or absence of the provided handle.

The API delivers responses in JSON format, including details on handle availability for each social media platform, along with any relevant metadata or error information.

The API has a rate-limiting system to prevent abuse. Developers can refer to the API documentation for specific rate limit details and implement proper strategies to manage their usage effectively.

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 updates related to social media platform changes.

The current version of the Social Media Handle Validator API focuses on real-time availability checks. Historical tracking features may be considered for future updates based on user feedback and evolving requirements.

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