Facebook Video

Our Facebook Video connector enables simple API data extraction without writing a single line of code.

Automatic Data Synchronization

Our Facebook Video connector gives you the ability to sync your data automatically in hourly, daily, weekly, or monthly increments.

Available Endpoints

All available endpoints from the Facebook Video API are listed here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/graph-api/reference/video/

Creating a Facebook Video Data Source

To create a Facebook Video data source, navigate to Sources at the top left of the Dataddo app.

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Then click on New Sources from the top right corner.

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From the list of connectors, choose the Facebook Video connector.

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On the next page, you will need to give Dataddo authorization to connect with your Facebook Ads account. Once you click on Authorize, you will be redirected to your account to log in.

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After you log in and give Dataddo the necessary permissions to access your data, you will get redirected back to the connector. If you happen to have more Facebook accounts connected to Dataddo, you can select the one you would like to use from the drop-down menu. You will also have to select the facebook Page.

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Next, you can name your data source, and select the required Metrics, Attributes, and Max number of videos.

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On the snapshotting page, you will set up the destination configuration. To help you with the snapshot mapping, we make it easier for you to create a connection to the destination based on your preference.

  • Click on the option "Dashboarding App" if you want your data to connect to applications, like Google Data Studio, Power BI, or Tableau.
  • Click on the option "Data Warehouse", If you want your data to be sent to warehouse storage, like MySQL, Big Query, or PostgreSQL.
  • If you are already experienced with the snapshotting setup, you can go ahead and process without selecting the two options.

snapshotting options

Lastly, you configure your snapshotting preferences, choosing Data range (if available), Snapshotting frequency, and Snapshotting retention. 

snapshotting configuration

Now you are all set and ready. Click on See Preview to review all the selections made by you before saving the Data Source using the button in the top right corner Save source.

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Your new source is now created. You can click on Add source to a flow to bind the source with a flow. To create a flow, please follow our Creating a data flow guide.

Visual example

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