getUser: Get basic information about a user

Description Usage Arguments Details Author(s) Examples

View source: R/getUser.R

Description

getUser retrieves public information about Instagram user

Usage

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getUser(username, token, userid = NULL)

Arguments

username

String, screen name of user.

token

An OAuth token created with instaOAuth.

userid

Numeric ID of user.

Details

IMPORTANT: After June 1st, 2016 only applications that have passed permission review by Instagram will be allowed to access data for users other than the authenticated user. See https://www.instagram.com/developer/review/ for more information.

Author(s)

Pablo Barbera [email protected]

Examples

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## Not run: 
## See examples for instaOAuth to know how token was created.
## Capturing information about @barackobama
 load("my_oauth")
 obama <- getUser( username="barackobama", token=my_oauth,)

## End(Not run)

instaR documentation built on May 29, 2017, 10:04 p.m.

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