Graph API Version

Engagement

This is an API that can deliver the same data as what's used to render social information contained in a like button

Reading

The social sentence and like count used to render the like plugin

Example

Graph API Explorer
GET v2.11/...?fields={fieldname_of_type_Engagement} HTTP/1.1
Host: graph.facebook.com
/* PHP SDK v5.0.0 */
/* make the API call */
try {
  // Returns a `Facebook\FacebookResponse` object
  $response = $fb->get(
    '...?fields={fieldname_of_type_Engagement}',
    '{access-token}'
  );
} catch(Facebook\Exceptions\FacebookResponseException $e) {
  echo 'Graph returned an error: ' . $e->getMessage();
  exit;
} catch(Facebook\Exceptions\FacebookSDKException $e) {
  echo 'Facebook SDK returned an error: ' . $e->getMessage();
  exit;
}
$graphNode = $response->getGraphNode();
/* handle the result */
/* make the API call */
FB.api(
    "...?fields={fieldname_of_type_Engagement}",
    function (response) {
      if (response && !response.error) {
        /* handle the result */
      }
    }
);
/* make the API call */
new GraphRequest(
    AccessToken.getCurrentAccessToken(),
    "...?fields={fieldname_of_type_Engagement}",
    null,
    HttpMethod.GET,
    new GraphRequest.Callback() {
        public void onCompleted(GraphResponse response) {
            /* handle the result */
        }
    }
).executeAsync();
// For more complex open graph stories, use `FBSDKShareAPI`
// with `FBSDKShareOpenGraphContent`
/* make the API call */
FBSDKGraphRequest *request = [[FBSDKGraphRequest alloc]
                               initWithGraphPath:@"...?fields={fieldname_of_type_Engagement}"
                                      parameters:params
                                      HTTPMethod:@"GET"];
[request startWithCompletionHandler:^(FBSDKGraphRequestConnection *connection,
                                      id result,
                                      NSError *error) {
    // Handle the result
}];
If you want to learn how to use the Graph API, read our Using Graph API guide.

Parameters

This endpoint doesn't have any parameters.

Fields

FieldDescription

count

unsigned int32

Number of people who like this

count_string

string

Abbreviated string representation of count

count_string_with_like

string

Abbreviated string representation of count if the viewer likes the object

count_string_without_like

string

Abbreviated string representation of count if the viewer does not like the object

social_sentence

string

Text that the like button would currently display

social_sentence_with_like

string

Text that the like button would display if the viewer likes the object

social_sentence_without_like

string

Text that the like button would display if the viewer does not like the object

Edges

No edges

Creating

You can't perform this operation on this endpoint.

Updating

You can't perform this operation on this endpoint.

Deleting

You can't perform this operation on this endpoint.