Facebook Graph API Read Followers Count

If you have an access_token, you can call {profile-id}/insights/page_fans_country and retrieve the number of people who like the page aggregated by country. This works for any public profile.


You could then sum up the countries to get the total number of followers. If you need to retrieve followers for your own profile, you can call page_fans which provides the total number of people who have liked your page.

You can use fan_count:

  "id": "235014179868339",
  "name": "Zoella",
  "fan_count": 2647287

Facebook Graph API Explorer

According to the docs, there is no possibility to get the follower count: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/graph-api/reference/user

The subscribers endpoint was removed with v2.0 already: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/apps/changelog#v2_0

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