The tap-facebook Singer tap pulls data from Facebook Ads that can then be sent to a destination using a Singer target.

Alternative variants #

Multiple variants of tap-facebook are available. This document describes the meltano variant.

Alternative variants are:

Standalone usage #

Install the package using pip:

pip install git+

For additional instructions, refer to the README in the repository.

Usage with Meltano #

Meltano helps you manage your configuration, incremental replication, and scheduled pipelines.

View the Meltano-specific tap-facebook instructions to learn more.

Capabilities #

Settings #

tap-facebook requires the configuration of the following settings:

The settings for tap tap-facebook that are known to Meltano are documented below. To quickly find the setting you're looking for, use the Table of Contents at the top of the page.

Account ID (account_id) #

Your Facebook Ads Account ID

Access Token (access_token) #

User Token generated by Facebook OAuth handshake

start_date #

Determines how much historical data will be extracted. Please be aware that the larger the time period and amount of data, the longer the initial extraction can be expected to take.

end_date #

Date up to when historical data will be extracted.

Ads Insights Buffer Days (insights_buffer_days) #

  • Default: 0

How many Days before the Start Date to fetch Ads Insights for

Looking for help? #

If you're having trouble getting the tap-facebook tap to work, look for an existing issue in its repository, file a new issue, or join the Meltano Slack community and ask for help in the #plugins-general channel.

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