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Weibo Scraper API

Harness Weibo's vast data with the custom Weibo Scraper API. Access real-time updates from posts, comments, likes, and shares. Explore diverse user profiles, from influencers to everyday users. With the Weibo Scraper, you can:

  • Access real-time localized data

  • Get around sophisticated anti-bot systems

  • Utilize JavaScript rendering

*This scraper is part of Web Scraper API

Weibo Scraper API

How do I scrape data from Weibo?

To extract information from Weibo, simply construct a payload incorporating job parameters and the Weibo website URL. Following this, transmit the request to our API and obtain the outcomes in HTML format.

Harness Weibo's insights to comprehend Chinese digital trends, user behavior, and market competition. Make data-driven decisions for your business's triumph on this influential social media platform.

See the output example on the right, and visit our documentation to find more details.

    "results": [
"created_at": "2023-11-28 00:40:42",
"updated_at": "2023-11-28 00:40:45",
"page": 1,
"url": "",
"job_id": "7135159617994120193",
"status_code": 200

All in all, it is a service that I would recommend using, especially if your main concerns are high quality service itself, support for it, and problem solving abilities.


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Our commitment to client success goes beyond delivering exceptional products. We have a dedicated support team that is always here to assist, delivering proactive guidance and resolving issues promptly.

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In-depth tutorials

Get up and running with our documentation and demo video.

Proxy management

Access the 102M+ proxy pool to extract data from any worldwide website.

Bulk scraping

Collect data from up to 1000 URLs per batch at once.

Multiple delivery options

Receive results via our API or to your cloud storage bucket (AWS S3 or GCS).

Highly scalable

Easy to integrate, customize & supports a high volume of requests.

24/7 support

Get professional and timely assistance day and night.

Smart scraping with API features

Custom Parser

Custom Parser

Independently write parsing instructions and parse any target effortlessly while using our infrastructure.

  • No need to maintain your own parser

  • Define your own parsing logic with XPath and CSS selectors

  • Collect ready-to-use structured data from Weibo

Web Crawler

Web Crawler

Discover all pages on Weibo and fetch data at scale and in real time with Web Crawler feature.

  • Gather only the data you need from target websites

  • Control the crawling scope and tailor the end result

  • Retrieve your results in a specified format



Automate recurring scraping and parsing jobs with the needed frequency by scheduling them with Scheduler feature.

  • Create multiple schedules for different jobs

  • Receive data automatically to your preferred cloud storage

  • Get notifications once each job is done

Weibo Scraper API pricing

Gather data from Weibo effortlessly


Pay only for successful results

Gather highly-localized data

Receive scraping know-how

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Free Trial


1 week trial

Limited to 1 user



$2.80 / 1K results

$49 + VAT billed monthly



$2.60 / 1K results

$99 + VAT billed monthly



$2.40 / 1K results

$249 + VAT billed monthly





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Frequently asked questions

What is Weibo?

Weibo is a popular social media platform in China, often compared to Twitter or Facebook in the Western world. It's a microblogging site where users can post, share, and comment on short messages or "tweets". It's widely used for personal updates, news, multimedia sharing, and trending topics. Businesses also use Weibo for marketing and customer engagement, making it a significant platform for digital marketing in China.

Is scraping Weibo legal?

The legality of web scraping, including platforms like Weibo, largely depends on the jurisdiction and the specific terms of service of the website. In some cases, scraping data from a website for personal use might be legal, but using it for commercial purposes could be a violation of the website's terms of service. It's also important to note that some countries have strict data privacy laws that could potentially make web scraping illegal. Therefore, it's always recommended to consult with a legal expert before engaging in any web scraping activities to ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.

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