can hypescraper be used to extract external blog site content?

Hello elggers has anyone used ismayil's elgg hypescraper plugin... I want create a plugin that gets URLs (based on bookmarks plugin) and extract both thumbnails and summary (like Digg.com,Pinterest.com)just like the contently platform extracts people's work from other blogs or web publications example- shanesnow.contently.com .I believe hypescraper can do that task...any advice and help from developers would be appreciated.Thanks Great Elggers.

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