An app event is an action that takes place in your app or on your webpage such as a person installing your app or completing a purchase. Facebook App Events allows you to track these events to view analytics, measure ad performance, and build audiences for ad targeting.
An app event has three parts:
name- A required string that describes the event. The name appears in the Event log when the app event is sent to Analytics.
valueToSum- An optional value that Analytics adds to other Value To Sum values from app events with the same name.
parameters- Optional values included with your app event.
The Facebook SDK allows you to pass two kinds of app events:
To add app events to your Android or iOS mobile app or web page, you'll need to integrate the Facebook SDK. After installing Facebook SDK, you can add app events with the codeless setup tool or install event code manually. Use the following guides to integrate the SDK and set up app events for your app or website:
Learn answers to the most common questions about integrating app events.
Learn more about Facebook Analytics to view demographic information, build funnels to understand conversion, use cohorts to learn about actions that people take over time, and more.
|Ads Targeting with App Events|
Build dynamic, custom audiences based on the specific actions that people take.Dynamic Ads for Travel
Leverage cross-device intent signals to automatically promote relevant travel options from your inventory with unique creatives on Facebook.Post-Install Results
View metrics such as yield percentage, revenue, and average revenue per user (ARPU) associated with purchase events from your install ad campaigns in Ads Manager.
|App Event Optimization|
Target mobile app install ad campaigns to people likely to take a specific action in your app.Mobile App Engagement Ads
Build custom audiences based on people you want to re-engage, such as people who have abandoned a cart or haven't completed a tutorial.
Automatically display relevant ads for thousands of items in your product catalog to the right audience.Mobile App Install Ads
Create campaigns to increase the installs of your mobile app and use app events to measure the actions people take in your app after installing it.