Network IDs

When filtering Posts using the network_id parameter use the following integers to represent the desired network:

network_id Network Name
1 Twitter
2 Instagram
3 Facebook
4 Pinterest
5 Google
6 Vine
7 Flickr
8 Youtube
9 Tumblr
10 RSS
11 LinkedIn

Source Type IDs

When creating a Source you can define the source_type using the follow integers:

source_type Description Tag format
1 Twitter tag hashtag
3 Twitter user username
5 Facebook page url part
7 Pinterest user username
8 Google+ tag username
9 Flickr tag hashtag
10 YouTube tag hashtag
11 Tumblr tag hashtag
12 Google+ user username
13 YouTube channel username/channel id
14 Tumblr user username
15 Flickr user username
16 RSS url
18 LinkedIn page company id
19 Vine user username
20 Twitter user mention username
21 Twitter geolocation lat,long,distance
24 Facebook visitor posts url part
25 Twitter timeline username
27 Flickr album album id
28 Vimeo tag hastag
29 Diffbot crawlbot crawl bot id
32 Glassdoor employer employer name
33 Instagram Business username
34 Instagram Timeline username*
35 Youtube Playlist playlist id
36 Pinterest Board <username>/ <board_name>
37 Pinterest Board Section <username>/ <board_name>/ <section_name>
38 Instagram tag hashtag

Note: * For Instagram Timeline & Instagram Business - the username must match an existing Connection created through the Admin Dashboard.


Tag format

hashtag a string keyword without the # usually does not include spaces or none url
username a unique string identifier of the a user on the social network
url part the last part of a url identifying the source
channel id unique string id representing a YouTube Channel
company id unique string id representing a Linked In Company
lat,long,distance a location in the format latitude, longitude and radial distance (in miles)


Source description

1 - Twitter Tag - pulls Twitter posts based on a hashtag. tag should be Twitter hashtag without the # .

3 - Twitter user - pulls Twitter posts from a users public timeline. tag should be the Twitter username without the @.

5 - Facebook page - pulls posts from a Facebook page. tag should be the last part of the Facebook page's url.

7 - Pinterest user - pulls Pinterest posts from a users public timeline. tag should be the Pinterest username without the @.

8 - Google+ Tag - pulls Google+ posts based on a hashtag. tag should be Google+ hashtag without the #.

9 - Flickr Tag - pulls Flickr+ posts based on a hashtag. tag should be Flickr hashtag without the #.

10 - YouTube tag - pulls YouTube posts based on a hashtag. tag should be YouTube hashtag without the #.

11 - Tumblr tag - pulls Tumblr posts based on a hashtag. tag should be Google+ Tumblr without the #.

12 - Google+ user - pulls Google+ posts from a users public timeline. tag should be the Google+ username without the @.

13 - YouTube channel - pulls YouTube posts from a users channel. tag should be the channel identifier (either a username or channel id).

14 - Tumblr user- pulls Tumblr posts from a users public timeline. tag should be the Tumblr username without the @.

15 - Flickr user - pulls Flickr posts from a users public timeline. tag should be the Flickr username without the @.

16 - RSS - pulls posts from a public RSS feed. tag should be the full URL to the feed.

18 - LinkedIn page - pulls LinkedIn posts from a companies public timeline. tag should be the Company Id - this can be found as the last part of the URL to a company page.

20 - Twitter user mention - pulls Twitter posts that mention a specific username. tag should be the Twitter username without the @.

21 - Twitter geolocation - pulls Twitter posts around a specific location. tag is a location in the format latitude, longitude and radial distance (in miles)

24 - Facebook visitor posts - pulls visitor posts from a Facebook page. tag should be the last part of the Facebook page's url.

25 - Twitter - pull Twitter timeline for a particular user. tag shoudld be the username without the @.

27 - Flickr album - pulls in post from a Flickr Album. tag should be the ID of the album (found at the end of the Album URL eg: https://www.flickr.com/photos/145167874@N03/albums/72157671881444944)

28 - Vimeo tag - pulls Vimeo posts based on a hashtag. tag should be Vimeo hashtag without the # .

29 - Diffbot Crawlbot - Pulls in posts from Crawl Bot (https://www.diffbot.com/products/crawlbot/).

32 - Glassdoor employer - pulls in reviews from a Glassdoor employer. tag should be the name of the employer.

33 - Instagram Business Account - pulls posts from a Instagram Business page. tag should be the Instagram Business name.

34 - Instagram Timeline - pulls Instagram posts from a users public timeline. tag should be the Instagram username without the @. Note the username must match an existing Connection created through the Admin Dashboard.

35 - Youtube Playlist - pulls YouTube posts from a playlist. tag should be the playlist identifier.

36 - Pinterest Board - pulls posts from Pinterest. tag should be in the format <username>/<board_name>.

37 - Pinterest Board Section - pulls posts from Pinterest. tag should be in the format <username>/<board_name>/<section_name>.

38 - Instagram Business Tag - pulls Instagram posts based on a hashtag. tag should be Instagram hashtag without the #.

Depreciated Source Types

The following sources are depreciated due to changes in various Social Networks.

source_type Description Tag format
2 Instagram tag hashtag
4 Instagram Account username
6 Vine tag hashtag
17 LinkedIn user username
19 Vine user username
22 Instagram geolocation lat,long,distance
23 Instagram location Facebook Place ID
26 NOT USED
30 NOT USED
31 NOT USED

2 - Instagram Tag - [DEPRECIATED] - pulls Instagram posts based on a hashtag. tag should be Instagram hashtag without the #.

4 - Instagram user - [DEPRECIATED] pulls Instagram posts from a users public timeline. tag should be the Instagram username without the @.

6 - Vine Tag - [DEPRECIATED] - pulls Vine posts based on a hashtag. tag should be Vine hashtag without the #.

19 - Vine user - [DEPRECIATED] - pulls Vine posts from a users public timeline. tag should be the Vine username without the @.

17 - LinkedIn user - [DEPRECIATED] - pulls LinkedIn posts from a users public timeline. tag should be the LinkedIn username without the @.

22 - Instagram geolocation - [DEPRECIATED] - pulls Instagram posts around a specific location. tag is a location in the format latitude, longitude and radial distance (in miles)

23 - Instagram location - [DEPRECIATED] - pulls Instagram posts around a specific location. tag is a Facebook Place ID that identifies the location tag