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// Unfollow everyone on twitter.com, by Jamie Mason (https://twitter.com/fold_left)
// https://gist.github.com/JamieMason/7580315
//
// 1. Go to https://twitter.com/YOUR_USER_NAME/following
// 2. Open the Developer Console. (COMMAND+ALT+I on Mac)
// 3. Paste this into the Developer Console and run it
//
// Last Updated: 09 April 2020
(() => {
const $followButtons = '[data-testid$="-unfollow"]';
const $confirmButton = '[data-testid="confirmationSheetConfirm"]';
const retry = {
count: 0,
limit: 3,
};
const scrollToTheBottom = () => window.scrollTo(0, document.body.scrollHeight);
const retryLimitReached = () => retry.count === retry.limit;
const addNewRetry = () => retry.count++;
const sleep = ({ seconds }) =>
new Promise((proceed) => {
console.log(`WAITING FOR ${seconds} SECONDS...`);
setTimeout(proceed, seconds * 1000);
});
const unfollowAll = async (followButtons) => {
console.log(`UNFOLLOWING ${followButtons.length} USERS...`);
await Promise.all(
followButtons.map(async (followButton) => {
followButton && followButton.click();
await sleep({ seconds: 1 });
const confirmButton = document.querySelector($confirmButton);
confirmButton && confirmButton.click();
})
);
};
const nextBatch = async () => {
scrollToTheBottom();
await sleep({ seconds: 1 });
const followButtons = Array.from(document.querySelectorAll($followButtons));
const followButtonsWereFound = followButtons.length > 0;
if (followButtonsWereFound) {
await unfollowAll(followButtons);
await sleep({ seconds: 2 });
return nextBatch();
} else {
addNewRetry();
}
if (retryLimitReached()) {
console.log(`NO ACCOUNTS FOUND, SO I THINK WE'RE DONE`);
console.log(`RELOAD PAGE AND RE-RUN SCRIPT IF ANY WERE MISSED`);
} else {
await sleep({ seconds: 2 });
return nextBatch();
}
};
nextBatch();
})();
@miguelgargallo
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Still working, amazing

@asdrubalivan
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It works here

@faderzz
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faderzz commented Jan 15, 2023

great

@saamhanza
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can anyone point me in the right direction of understanding how a script like this is put together?

@JamieMason
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in what respect @saamhanza? like what each line does?

@saamhanza
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in what respect @saamhanza? like what each line does?

Thank you for getting back to me

Yes, or a video you could point me to that gives some sort of a walkthrough showing how I could replicate this for another site for example.

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JamieMason commented Jan 24, 2023

Yes, or a video you could point me to that gives some sort of a walkthrough showing how I could replicate this for another site for example.

@saamhanza here is a commented version of this script to help understand how it works. As far as replicating this process for other sites, a quick Google Search has come up with this Browser Automation With Javascript article which looks a good fit.

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@saamhanza here is a commented version of this script to help understand how it works. As far as replicating this process for other sites, a quick Google Search has come up with this Browser Automation With Javascript article which looks a good fit.

Huge thank you for this Jamie!

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you're welcome, good luck learning the Web

@gthomson31
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this is beautiful! did exactly as it says on the tin 👍

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