Instagram

The CTRL+F command on a PC and Command+F on a Macbook will allow you to easily find you filter in this table.

Common filters to all social networks

OperatorUseExample

keyword

It allows you to focus on all the posts containing the keyword with or without a hashtag.

car It focuses on all the posts containing the keyword "car" or the hashtag "#car".

"the exact expression"

It allows you to focus on all the posts containing the exact expression. In other words, all the words of the expression, in this specific order.

'blue car' It focuses on all the posts with the key-expression 'blue car' in it. It doesn't search for the following content : the blue auto and the yellow car.

#keyword

Allows you to focus on all the posts containing a specific hashtag.

#car It focuses on all the posts containing the hashtag #car. It won't search for the posts containing the keyword 'car' without a #.

lang:

Allows you to only focus on posts in a specific language. xx = language abbreviation The main languages are : - fr : french - en : english - es : spanish - ja : japanese Check the 64 languages list

lang:en It focuses on all the english speaking posts.

contains:

Allows you to focus on all the posts containing a sequence of characters.

contains:lik It focuses on all the following posts : like, liked, likes... But also unlike, unlikely, disliked, dislike...

!contains:

It allows you to focus on a sequence of letters considering the case letter. WARNING: this filter is case & accent sensitive

!contains:Mรฉl It focuses on all the posts containing the sequence of characters Mรฉl but considering the case letter (only with a capital M and an accent "รฉ") This filter is very helpful if you want to focus on proper nouns.

emoji:

It allows you to focus on all the posts containing a specific emoji.

emoji:joy It focuses on all the posts containing the "joy" emoji : ๐Ÿ˜‚

has_emoji : (true/false)

It allows you to focus on the posts containing one or many emojis

has_emoji:true It focuses on all the posts containing at least one emoji.

Instagram's specific filters

OperatorUse Example

hashtag_count: ( > / < / = )

It allows you to sort Instagram posts according to the number of hashtag they contain.

hashtag_count:<10 It focuses on all the Instagram posts that contain less than 10 hashtags.

word_count: ( > / < / = )

It allows you to sort Instagram posts according to the number of words (without hashtags) that they contain.

word_count:>10 It focuses on Instagram posts containing more than 10 words.

mention:

It allows you to focus on all the posts mentioning a user name.

mention:emmanuelmacron It focuses on all the posts mentioning @emmanuelmacron account.

mention_contains:

It allows you to filter the posts that mention an account containing a specific sequence of characters.

mention_contains:green It focuses on the posts mentoning the account @ladygreenbio but also @greenandbare for example.

tag:

It allows you to filter the posts tagging an account on a picture.

tag:emmanuelmacron It focuses on all the posts tagging the account @emmanuelmacron on a picture.

tag_contains:

It allows you to filter on all the posts tagging an account that contains a specific sequence of characters on a picture.

tag_contains:green It filters on all the posts tagging the account @ladygreenbio but also @greenandbare on a picture.

content_type: (photo/video)

It allows you to filter the posts according to the type of media : photos or videos.

content_type:video It focuses on all Instagram posts that are videos.

product_type: (reels/igtv/feed)

It allows you to isolate reels, igtv or post from the feed.

product_type:reels It focuses on all reels

Filters on KPIs

OperatorUseExample

likes: (>/</=)

It allows you to sort the posts or users according to the number of likes they've generated.

likes:>200 It focuses on the accounts or posts that have generated more than 200 likes on the subject.

views: (>/</=)

It allows you to sort the video posts according to the number of views they've generated.

views:<1000 It focuses on the videos that have made less than 1000 views on Instagram.

comment: (>/</=)

It allows you to sort the posts according to the number of comments they have generated.

comments:=50 It focuses on all the posts that have generated 500 comments precisely.

Accounts' filters

OperatorUseExample

from:user

It allows you to filter on @user's posts.

from:k.mbappe It focuses ont all the posts that Kylian Mbappe has posted. We can also use @k.mbappe as a leap.

author_name_contains:

It allows you to sort the posts according to the accounts name that have published them.

author_name_contains:google It focuses on all the posts that have been published by accounts whose user name contains "google" : @google, @madebygoogle, @googlepixel.

profile_contains:

Allows you to combine different filtering options at once: bio_contains / screen_name_contains / display_name_contains: Filter on the activity of original users that have a specific sequence of of characters in users' biography; display name or screen name, in order to identify communities.

profile_contains:climate Will focus on the activity of accounts that the sequence of characters climate in their bio, screen or display names. This will be very useful when looking to focus on the activity of a large group of users.

!profile_contains:

Allows you to combine different filtering options at once: !bio_contains / !screen_name_contains / !display_name_contains

Filter on the activity of users that have a specific sequence of of characters in original users' biography; display name or screen name, in order to identify communities. WARNING: this filter is case & accent sensitive

!profile_contains:Washington Will focus on the activity of users that have the sequence of characters Washington in their bios, screen or display names and taking into consideration the capital W. For example accounts for the Washington Post

bio:

It allows you to filter on a keyword that the user's biography contains, in order to identify specific communities.

bio:journalist It focuses on the activity of users whose biography contains the keyword "journalist". It won't search for "journalistic" for example. This filter is very useful for identifying people having an interest in something : bio:football It will focus on all the people that have talked about the analyzed topic and that have mentioned the word "football" in their user biography.

bio_contains:

It allows you to filter on a sequence of characters that a user biography contains.

bio_contains:blog It focuses on the activity of users whose biography contains the following sequence of characters : blog. It allows you to expand the research to : blog, www.blog.com, blogger, etc. This filter is very useful for identifying people having a specific interest in something : bio_contains:sanofi It will list all the users that have participated to the analyzed topic and that have mentioned Sanofi in their user biography (Sanofi employees, Sanofi trade unionist, etc...)

!bio_contains:

It allows you to filter on a sequence of characters in users biography, in order to identify communities. WARNING: this filter is case & accent sensitive

!bio_contains:PSG It focuses on the activity of the users who mention in their biography the following sequence of characters "PSG" but only if it's written in capital letters : PSG, PSGfans, PSGgroups, @PSG, etc... This filter is very useful for identifying users who have a specific interest in something : !bio_contains:Total It will list all the users that have posted on the analyzed topic and that have mentioned the brand Total in their user biography (Total employee, Total trade unionist, etc...)

followers_count: (>/</=)

It allows you to sort Twitter users according to a certain number of followers.

followers_count:>5000 It focuses on the activity of the users that have more than 5000 followers.

following_count: (>/</=)

It allows you to sort the users according the number of accounts that they follow.

followings_count:<200 It focuses on the activity of the users following less than 200 different accounts.

bio-website:

It allows you to filter on the activity of the users whose biography contains a specific website url.

bio_website:"https://www.mediapart.fr/" It focuses on the activity of all the users that have mentioned the Buzzfeed Website url in their biography. It can be helpful for identifying Buzzfeed's employees.

bio_website_contains:

It allows you to filter on the activity of the users whose biography contains a website url with a specific sequence of characters.

bio_website_contains:twitter It focuses on the activity of all the users that have mentioned a website url containing the characters Twitter in their biography. It can be helpful to identify influencers with a Twitter account.

display_name:

It allows you to focus on the activity of users whose display name is a specific keyword.

display_name:Dior It focuses on the activity of all the users whose display name is "Dior"

display_name_contains:

It allows you to focus on the activity of users whose display name contains a specific sequence of characters.

display_name_contains:exhibition It focuses on the activity of users whose display name contains the sequence of characters "exhibition". It allows you to see all the accounts containing "exhibition".

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