Get your Twitter Followers with Google Script

The Google Script fetches your Twitter followers and appends the list to a Google Spreadsheet. It fetch the Twitter avatar and add it to the cell using Image formula. This method was used to determine the Egg followers for any Twitter user.

function getTwitterFollowers() {

  var api = "";

  var oAuth = UrlFetchApp.addOAuthService("labnol");


  var result = UrlFetchApp.fetch ( api, {
    "method": "get",
  } );

  if (result.getResponseCode() == 200) {

    if ( var json = JSON.parse(result.getContentText()) ) {

      var ss = SpreadsheetApp.getActive().getActiveSheet();

      for (var u in json.users) {

        var user = json.users[u];

          '=image("' + user.profile_image_url + '", 4, 50, 50)' : "",
          '=hyperlink("' + user.screen_name + '","' + + '")',
          user.status ? user.status.created_at : "never",
          user.url.replace(/https?:\/\/(www.)?/, "").replace(/\/$/, "") : "",
          user.description.replace(/\n|\r/g, " ")

Amit Agarwal

Amit Agarwal

Google Developer Expert, Google Cloud Champion

Amit Agarwal is a Google Developer Expert in Google Workspace and Google Apps Script. He holds an engineering degree in Computer Science (I.I.T.) and is the first professional blogger in India.

Amit has developed several popular Google add-ons including Mail Merge for Gmail and Document Studio. Read more on Lifehacker and YourStory


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