Facebook knows the social network of more than a billion persons. If you are a Facebook user though, you have little tools to explore your own social network. We are going to see how, with a few scraping tools, a Neo4j graph database and Linkurious, we can visualize our Facebook network.
There is no easy solution to visualize your Facebook network. Facebook is restricting access to its API. As a result, Netvizz, an application to visualize one’s Facebook network, was recently discontinued. Visualizing your Facebook network has become hard.
Hervé Piedcoq, data analyst and OSINT expert is going to show you a method to 1) collect, 2) store and 3) visualize your Facebook network.