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Terra – OSINT Tool On Instagram

Last Updated : 05 Aug, 2022
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Terra is an Open Source Intelligence Tool. Terra can give you so much information about an Instagram account that is not easily visible to a normal user. Using Terra you can get various information such as location, timestamp, caption, picture, URL of the account.  Terra is a free and open-source tool available on GitHub which can be used to perform reconnaissance on Instagram account/profiles. The location parameter of the terra will give you a complete list of all the locations over where the user has tagged the location on pictures, posts, etc. Timestamp will give you the actual timestamp of all the posts of the user. Terra even gives the email address of the user if an email is used anywhere it’ll be displayed. Terra is written in python language. You must have python language installed in your kali Linux operating system. As this tool is open source so you can contribute in this tool. This tool is very useful when you want to get information about Instagram that you normally wouldn’t be able to get from just looking at the profile of the user. 


Step 1: Open your kali linux operating system and use the following command to install the tool from GitHub.

git clone

Step 2: Use the following command to move in to the directory of the tool.

cd terra

Step 3: Now install the dependencies of the tool.

python3 -m pip install -r requirements.txt

Step 4: Now use the following command to run the tool.



Now we will see example to use the tool.

Example: use the terra tool to find information about a username of a Instagram account.

python3 <username of target> 

The tool found the details of given username.

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