Create custom dashboards using Facebook Insights API

Facebook provides a very powerful API to access its Facebook Insights data. We recently integrated Facebook Insights into DashThis. It’s now easier to create a great social media dashboard!

We created the following standard KPIs available from the Indicators drop down menu:

  • Engaged Users
  • Engagement Rate
  • Fan Adds
  • Fans Count
  • Page Impressions (Reach)
  • Page Interactions
  • People Talking About You
  • Stories About You
  • Top Posts by Engaged Users
  • Top Posts by Impressions
  • Top Posts by People Talking About It
  • Top Posts by Stories Created
  • Top Posts by Virality Impressions
  • Virality Impressions

What are the metrics and dimensions available?

The available dimension is:

  • Post

Metrics are:

  • Storytellers
  • Fans
  • Engaged users
  • Subscribers gained
  • Pageviews
  • Stories
  • Page interactions
  • Page impressions viral
  • Fans
  • Engaged Users
  • Subscribers Gained
  • Pageviews
  • Stories
  • Page Interactions
  • Page Impressions Viral

Do you need to create a dashboard using data from Facebook Insights API? Then, you should try DashThis!

Stéphane has been working on business Web projects for more than 15 years. He has a computer science degree and a MBA specialized in e-commerce from Laval University in Quebec City. That also explains why his writing can sound weird: He is a French Canadian!

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