Hunt down social media accounts by username across social networks

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Hunt down social media accounts by username across 400+ social networks

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Command Notes
PyPI pipx install sherlock-project pip may be used in place of pipx
Docker docker pull sherlock/sherlock
Debian family apt install sherlock Kali, Parrot, Debian Testing and Sid
BlackArch pacman -S sherlock
Homebrew brew install sherlock

See all alternative installation methods here


To search for only one user:

sherlock user123

To search for more than one user:

sherlock user1 user2 user3

Accounts found will be stored in an individual text file with the corresponding username (e.g user123.txt).

$ sherlock --help
usage: sherlock [-h] [--version] [--verbose] [--folderoutput FOLDEROUTPUT]
                [--output OUTPUT] [--tor] [--unique-tor] [--csv] [--xlsx]
                [--site SITE_NAME] [--proxy PROXY_URL] [--json JSON_FILE]
                [--timeout TIMEOUT] [--print-all] [--print-found] [--no-color]
                [--browse] [--local] [--nsfw]
                USERNAMES [USERNAMES ...]

Sherlock: Find Usernames Across Social Networks (Version 0.14.3)

positional arguments:
  USERNAMES             One or more usernames to check with social networks.
                        Check similar usernames using {?} (replace to '_', '-', '.').

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  --version             Display version information and dependencies.
  --verbose, -v, -d, --debug
                        Display extra debugging information and metrics.
                        If using multiple usernames, the output of the results will be
                        saved to this folder.
  --output OUTPUT, -o OUTPUT
                        If using single username, the output of the result will be saved
                        to this file.
  --tor, -t             Make requests over Tor; increases runtime; requires Tor to be
                        installed and in system path.
  --unique-tor, -u      Make requests over Tor with new Tor circuit after each request;
                        increases runtime; requires Tor to be installed and in system
  --csv                 Create Comma-Separated Values (CSV) File.
  --xlsx                Create the standard file for the modern Microsoft Excel
                        spreadsheet (xlsx).
  --site SITE_NAME      Limit analysis to just the listed sites. Add multiple options to
                        specify more than one site.
  --proxy PROXY_URL, -p PROXY_URL
                        Make requests over a proxy. e.g. socks5://
  --json JSON_FILE, -j JSON_FILE
                        Load data from a JSON file or an online, valid, JSON file.
  --timeout TIMEOUT     Time (in seconds) to wait for response to requests (Default: 60)
  --print-all           Output sites where the username was not found.
  --print-found         Output sites where the username was found.
  --no-color            Don't color terminal output
  --browse, -b          Browse to all results on default browser.
  --local, -l           Force the use of the local data.json file.
  --nsfw                Include checking of NSFW sites from default list.


Thank you to everyone who has contributed to Sherlock! ❤️

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Original Creator - Siddharth Dushantha