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Instagram like bot to execute in browser console using js
* To run this bot need to open web instagram, make login and search you interesting hashtag. For example: "#dog", "#travel" ... etc.
* Open first card. After open card you need to put the code into console. To open console look the documentation:
* Don't forgot to replace text for const likeButtonText and nextButtonText in action function before paste it in console.
function getNextButton(text) {
let aTags = document.getElementsByTagName("a");
let searchText = text;
let nextButton;
for (let i = 0; i < aTags.length; i++) {
if (aTags[i].textContent == searchText) {
nextButton = aTags[i];
return nextButton;
function getLikeButton(ariaLabel) {
const svgButtons = document.querySelectorAll(`[aria-label="${ariaLabel}"]`);
let likeButton;
for (let i = 0; i < svgButtons.length; i++) {
// The like button have width 24. All other buttons have different width.
if (svgButtons[i].clientWidth == 24) {
likeButton = svgButtons[i].parentNode.parentNode.parentNode;
return likeButton;
function sleep(seconds) {
return new Promise(function (resolve) {
setTimeout(function() {
}, seconds * 1000);
async function actions () {
const likeButtonText = '__LIKE_SVG_ARIA_LABEL_TEXT__'; // To retreive text inspect like button and get attribute "aria-label". What is attribute? see documentation
const nextButtonText = "__NEXT_BUTTON_TEXT__"; // To retreive text inspect next button and get text of a tag. Example: `<a ... >MY TEXT</a>
console.warn(`Waiting 5 seconds to render card`);
await sleep(5);
console.warn('Get like button');
const likeButton = getLikeButton(likeButtonText);
console.warn('Like button: ', likeButton);
console.warn('Get next button');
const nextButton = getNextButton(nextButtonText);
console.warn('Next button: ', nextButton);
let wait = 2;
if (likeButton) {
console.warn('Like action');;
// If it's possible to like wait more time to prevent spamming
wait = 10;
console.warn(`Waiting ${wait} seconds`);
await sleep(wait);
console.warn('Next slide');;
async function runInLoop() {
while (true) {
await actions();
console.warn('All actions completed');
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