Pick a winner for Facebook & Instagram (Free)

Multi-network giveaway winner picker for your Facebook & Instagram giveaway, raffle, contest and promotions

Facebook & Instagram Comment Picker

Login with your Facebook account

Login with the FB account that is administrator of the Facebook page and the Instagram account. Select your Facebook page and Instagram account and allow the permissions "Read content posted on the Page" and "Access profile and posts from the Instagram account connected to your Page" and "Read user content on your Page" of your selected Facebook Page and Instagram Business Account. We need those permissions to get your posts/media and comments.

We don't post to Facebook. Logout to remove permissions of our app.

Please log into Facebook.

Pick a winner options

Facebook account
Facebook post and Instagram media
Select first your Facebook account
Comment options
Number of extra entries: 0
Excluded users: 0

Pick a random winner

How to choose a winner for my Facebook and Instagram contest?

You can pick a winner for your simultaneous contest on Facebook and Instagram in these easy steps:

  1. Login with Facebook admin account that is connected to Facebook account and Instagram Business account
  2. Allow correct permissions for access to profile and posts of your Facebook & Instagram account to managing pages and Instagram.
  3. Choose your Facebook account which is also connected to your Instagram Business account
  4. Select the contest post of Facebook from the list
  5. Select the contest media of Instagram from the list
  6. Enable the option include comment replies to include all replies to comments
  7. Choose the option to allow duplicate comments of users (by default we are filtering them)
  8. Enable the option include specific text and enter text, if you want to filter comments based on a specific answer or #hashtag
  9. Blacklist or exclude Facebook or Instagram users from your raffle (optional)
  10. Add extra entries to your giveaway by selecting the "Add extra entries option" and add the names by newline or comma (optional)
  11. Click "get comments" button to get all comment based on your selected options and posts
  12. Wait until all comments are loaded and you see the amount of comments.
  13. Run the raffle by clicking the start button
  14. Save results and create a share link to share the winner on your Facebook wall (optional)
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What is Pick a Winner Facebook & Instagram?

Pick a winner is a free online tool where you can pick a winner for your simultaneous giveaway or contest on Facebook and Instagram.

The tool will get all comments from the Facebook post and Instagram media that you select and you choose a random winner based on your selected comment options.

This tool can only be used if you have connected your Instagram business or creator account to your Facebook page and can't be used for personal Instagram accounts. To use our tool you must have an Instagram Business profile connected to your Facebook page.

Store results

After a draw it's possible to store the results. If you click the button we will save the results and create a unique url for you. This unique url can be used for sharing and will show the winner of the raffle, link to the profile of the winner and comment of the user. The results are available for at least one month and will be removed after.

Update: If you use one of the share buttons, we will create automatically a unique URL for you with the results of the contest.

Giveaway picker for Facebook & Instagram

Pick a winner multi-network is a free tool to pick a winner for your simultaneous promotion of Facebook and Instagram.

If you have any questions, feedback or tips about the Pick Winner tool? Don't hesitate to ask us via Facebook or Instagram and don't forget to like us if you enjoyed our free tool!

Pick a Winner options

After selecting your Instagram account you can select options for your contest. We will explain those options below.

Minimum amount of friends tagged

If you select this option a comment should have a minimum number of friends mentioned before it's included in the raffle. You can choose up to 10 friends mentioned. By default, it's not required to have a friend mentioned.

Include comment replies

If you enable this option comment replies are included in the comments. By default comment replies are excluded in the contest.

Filter duplicate users

If this filter is enabled it will filter out multiple comments made by one user. A user is defined by a unique user ID. We can not filter users that comment on Instagram and Facebook, because they have different ID's.

Filter comments based on a specific text

If you enable this filter an extra text field will appear where you can enter a specific text, hashtag or answer. A comment should have this text included before it's included in the contest.

Extra entries

If you enable this option you will see add textarea where you can enter extra entries to your giveaway or contest. You can add the names of the extra entries in this field and separate them by newline or comma. We will display you the amount of extra entries that you added. The extra entries will always be added, even when the duplicated filter option is turned on. Extra entries can be useful when you want to pick from likes or shares as well.

Exclude or blacklist users

You can exclude user by selecting the option "Exclude / blacklist users". You will see a textarea where you can add names of the users you want to exclude from the contest. You can add each name by a newline or separated by comma. This option can also be useful if you want to exclude previous winners from winning again. You should enter the Instagram username with or without @ to filter an Instagram user and add the name of the Facebook user which is displayed on their FB profile to filter a Facebook user.

How do I convert my personal Instagram profile to a Business profile?

  1. Open your Instagram app
  2. Select the IG profile that you want to switch in a Business Profile
  3. Click on the profile photo in the upper right corner
  4. Click on the hamburger button (with the three lines)
  5. Click on settings in the right bottom corner
  6. Scroll down to the option "Switch to Business Profile"
  7. Click "Continue" until you see "Connect your Facebook Page"
  8. Select the Facebook page you want to connect to your Instagram business profile or create a new Facebook page
  9. Enter your Facebook page login information if needed

How do I connect my Instagram Account to my Facebook page?

  1. Go to your Facebook page
  2. Go to your FB page settings
  3. Click on the Instagram button in the menu
  4. Click the button "Login" and enter your Instagram login information

Issues with connecting IG to FB page? Read our blog how to link Instagram with Facebook page.

How-to: Pick a Winner for Multi-network Giveaway Facebook & Instagram

Learn how to use our free pick a Winner for Facebook & Instagram tool by watching our how-to video.

Frequently Asked Questions

You can find answers of frequently asked questions about our tool in the list below. Is your specific question not in the list? Please send us a message via Facebook or Instagram.

Pick a winner for Facebook & Instagram is a FREE tool and can be used unlimited amount of times for all your giveaways and contests.

The permissions are needed for us to get your pages, posts and media of those pages and comments of the posts. We only use the permissions for that purpose and we don't store or sell your data. We don't have permission to publish anything on your accounts.

This is a known issue for Google Chrome in combination with Mac for some of the users. We are working hard to solve this issue, but without any success so far. We advise to use a different browser until this issue is solved.

Our tool is using Javascript Math.random method to select a random comment as winner of your contest. We will never have any influence on the raffle, so don't ask us to modify the outcome and let you win a raffle.

Make sure you don't use any adblocker or privacy badger. These could block the Facebook script that is loading the Login button. In some cases the browser is blocking the Facebook script via Do not track option. Please enable Do Not Track (DNT) in the browser settings if you don't see the login button.

If you see the FB login button, but nothing happens if you click on the button probably popups are blocked by your browser, you can enable this in your browser settings.

Yes, it's possible to add extra entries in our tool with the "Extra entries" option where you can add a list of extra names of people who has an extra entry, e.g. if they liked or shared a post.

Please refresh the page and try again. It could happen that we are updating or deploying a new version. Please send us a mesasge if it is not working after refresh the page.

Most of the times this happens when we don't have the correct permissions. Please use the change/renew permission button to allow or refresh all permissions that are needed. Allow the correct permissions in the Facebook Popup to manage FB pages and Instagram accounts, this will probably solve the problem.