What are Web Scrapers and Their Applications?
What are Web Scrapers?
Web scrapers are data analysis tools used to extract and process publicly accessible data and product item from websites automatically. In other words, web scrapers are used to automatically extract and save data, like images, product information, videos and other information to spreadsheets, databases, or local files.
Web Scraping Applications
The power of web scraper tools is amazing, which is the reason why they are used by companies or business to stay ahead of the game. Here are some areas where web scraper tools are most often used:
- Social Media
- Real Estate
- Sales Leads
The Benefits of Web Scraper Tools
Imagine the time or how time consuming it will be to extract information from websites and store the same information in a structured format so that it can be analysed. With web scraper tools, you can have the tools do all the hard work for you with the push of a button.
Web scraper tools, like ParseHub, Xpath and Diffbot, are not only fast, but also exceptionally accurate.
Web Scraper Tools can extract information and store it in the form of a spreadsheet or databases where it can be easily analyzed. A popular web scraper tool that can achive this is called Mozenda.
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