Sherlock is a python based open source project available at GitHub. Sherlock is a very useful tool that when you input a username it will search all around the internet and find all social media account URLs which linked to that username.
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How to use Sherlock?
You can install sherlock using the following command:
# clone the repo
$ git clone https://github.com/sherlock-project/sherlock.git
# change the working directory to sherlock
$ cd sherlock
# install the requirements
$ python3 -m pip install -r requirements.txt
Installation guide is available on the GitHub page
Another method is, you can run Sherlock online by open it in google cloud shell. Let’s see how it is done:
Go to the GitHub page for Sherlock and scroll down and you will be able to see an option as “Open in google cloud shell” click on the link and log in using your Gmail address.
Click on start and click next to auto-install additional configuration files.
Once you are in Sherlock’s directory type the following command to install the requirements
python3 -m pip install -r requirements.txt
Once installation finish, you are ready to go. Use the following command to find the accounts of a username you want.
python3 sherlock <username>
Hit enter and see the magic!