Collecting data from Facebook Audiences

This guide explains how to collect data from Facebook Audiences. To learn how to collect data from a different data source, go back to the Available data sources in Adverity overview.

  • Facebook Audiences can collect a maximum of 1 million rows per single report. To fetch more data than this, split your fetch into smaller date ranges in the Initial Fetch step of creating a datastream.

Creating a datastream to collect data from Facebook Audiences

The basics of creating a datastream to collect data from any data source are explained in our guide to Creating a datastream. This guide contains information about the specific steps to create a datastream to fetch data from Facebook Audiences.

Configuration: Choose the data you want to collect from Facebook Audiences

To choose what data to collect and customize the Facebook Audiences datastream configuration, follow these steps:

  1. (Optional) Rename your datastream.

  1. In Fields, change the list of fields that you want to see in your data extract.

  1. In Business and Account, select the businesses and accounts for which to collect data. If you do not select any items in a drop-down list, Adverity collects data for all items in the drop-down list.

  1. In Custom audiences, select the custom audiences for which to collect data. Metrics for custom audiences are available only for lifetime period. If you do not select any items in a drop-down list, Adverity collects data for all items in the drop-down list. For more information, see the Facebook documentation.

  2. In Saved audiences, select the saved audiences for which to collect data. Metrics for saved audiences are available only for lifetime period. If you do not select any items in a drop-down list, Adverity collects data for all items in the drop-down list. For more information, see the Facebook documentation.

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