How would connect to Facebook using socket programming in python?


To know how to connect fb using python socket programming using python3.

  • mport socket module.
  • Create socket object.
  • Within socket object, we must pass the socket_family, socket_type.
  • Get host name(fb).
  • Connect socket with host_ip using s.connect().

#import socket and sys module
import socket
import sys

#define socket family
s = socket.socket(socket.AF_INET, socket.SOCK_STREAM)
print (“Socket successfully created”)
except socket.error as err:
print (“socket creation failed with error”,(err))
#default port
port = 80
host_ip = socket.gethostbyname(‘’)
except socket.gaierror:

#exit the system if error occurs
print (“there was an error resolving the host”)

#connecting to the server
s.connect((host_ip, port))
print (“The socket has been connected to
facebook \n”,(host_ip))

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