Graph API Version

Page Videos

Reading

Videos for this Page

Graph API Explorer
GET /v2.8/{page-id}/videos HTTP/1.1
Host: graph.facebook.com
/* PHP SDK v5.0.0 */
/* make the API call */
$request = new FacebookRequest(
  $session,
  'GET',
  '/{page-id}/videos'
);
$response = $request->execute();
$graphObject = $response->getGraphObject();
/* handle the result */
/* make the API call */
FB.api(
    "/{page-id}/videos",
    function (response) {
      if (response && !response.error) {
        /* handle the result */
      }
    }
);
/* make the API call */
new GraphRequest(
    AccessToken.getCurrentAccessToken(),
    "/{page-id}/videos",
    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:@"/{page-id}/videos"
                                      parameters:params
                                      HTTPMethod:@"GET"];
[request startWithCompletionHandler:^(FBSDKGraphRequestConnection *connection,
                                      id result,
                                      NSError *error) {
    // Handle the result
}];

Permissions

Developers usually request these permissions for this endpoint:

Marketing Apps
  • manage_pages
  • publish_pages
  • pages_show_list
  • business_management
Page management Apps
  • manage_pages
  • publish_pages
  • pages_show_list
Other Apps
Permissions are not usually requested.

Parameters

NameDescription
type
enum{tagged, uploaded}
Default value: uploaded

Allows you to query which type of videos to return

Fields

Reading from this edge will return a JSON formatted result:

{ "data": [], "paging": {} }

data

A list of Video nodes.

paging

For more details about pagination, see the Graph API guide.

Validation Rules

ErrorDescription
100Invalid parameter

Creating

You can make a POST request to videos edge from the following paths:
When posting to this edge, a Video will be created.

Permissions

Developers usually request these permissions for this endpoint:

Marketing Apps
  • manage_pages
  • publish_pages
  • business_management
Page management Apps
  • manage_pages
  • publish_pages
Other Apps
  • publish_actions

Parameters

NameDescription
backdated_post
array

Settings to allow backdated video post.A backdated post needs to be published.

backdated_time
datetime

The time when the video post was created.

Required
backdated_time_granularity
enum{year, month, day, hour, min, none}
Default value: none

Accuracy of the backdated time.

hide_from_newsfeed
boolean
Default value: false

Whether to hide the video from newsfeed display.

content_category
enum {BEAUTY_FASHION, BUSINESS, CARS_TRUCKS, COMEDY, CUTE_ANIMALS, ENTERTAINMENT, FAMILY, FOOD_HEALTH, HOME, LIFESTYLE, MUSIC, NEWS, POLITICS, SCIENCE, SPORTS, TECHNOLOGY, VIDEO_GAMING, OTHER}

Content category of this video.

content_tags
list<numeric string>

Tags that describe the contents of the video. Use search endpoint with type=adinterest to get possible IDs.

Example:

/search?type=adinterest&q=couscous
crossposted_video_id
numeric string or integer

The video id that the new video post will be reusing

description
UTF-8 string

The description of the video, used as the accompanying status message in any feed story. This parameter can contain mentions of other Facebook Pages using the following syntax:

@[page-id]

For example the following description would mention the Facebook Developers page inline:

Test message @[19292868552] tag

Usage of this feature is subject to review but by using Pages you are an admin of (both to make the API call, and to be used in a mention), and an app you are a developer of, you can test it for yourself before review.

Supports Emoji
direct_share_status
int64

The status to allow sponsor directly boost the post.

embeddable
boolean

Whether the video is embeddable.

expiration
Object

Time the video expires and whether it will be removed or hidden.

time
string
type
enum{expire_and_delete, expire_only}
feed_targeting
feed target

Object that controls news feed targeting for this content. Anyone in these demographics will be more likely to see this content, those not will be less likely, but may still see it anyway. Any of the targeting fields shown here can be used, none are required.

geo_locations
Object
countries
list<string>
regions
list<Object>
key
int64
cities
list<Object>
key
int64
zips
list<Object>
key
string
locales
list<string>

Values for targeted locales. Use type of adlocale to find Targeting Options and use the returned key to specify.

age_min
int64

Must be 13 or higher. Default is 0.

age_max
int64

Maximum age.

genders
list<int64>

Target specific genders. 1 targets all male viewers and 2 females. Default is to target both.

college_years
list<int64>

Array of integers. Represent graduation years from college.

education_statuses
list<int64>

Array of integers which represent current educational status. Use 1 for high school, 2 for undergraduate, and 3 for alum (or localized equivalents).

interested_in
list<int64>

Indicates targeting based on the 'interested in' field of the user profile. You can specify an integer of 1 to indicate male, 2 indicates female. Default is all types. Please note 'interested in' targeting is not available in France due to local laws.

relationship_statuses
list<int64>

Array of integers for targeting based on relationship status. Use 1 for single, 2 for 'in a relationship', 3 for married, and 4 for engaged. Default is all types.

interests
list<int64>

One or more IDs of pages to target fans of pages.Use type of page to get possible IDs as find Targeting Options and use the returned id to specify.

file_size
int64

The size of the entire video file in bytes.

file_url
string

Accessible URL of a video file. Cannot be used with upload_phase.

fov
int64

360 video only: Vertical field of view

initial_heading
int64

360 video only: Horizontal camera perspective to display when the video begins.

initial_pitch
int64

360 video only: Vertical camera perspective to display when the video begins.

no_story
boolean

If set to true, this will suppress feed and timeline story.

original_projection_type
enum {equirectangular, cubemap}

360 video only: The original projection type of the 360 video being uploaded.

published
boolean
Default value: true

Whether a post about this video is published. Non-published videos cannot be backdated.

referenced_sticker_id
numeric string or integer

Sticker id of the sticker in the post

replace_video_id
numeric string

The video id your uploaded video about to replace

scheduled_publish_time
int64

Time when the page post about this video should go live, this should be between 10 mins and 6 months from the time of publishing the video.

secret
boolean

If set to true, this video will not appear anywhere on Facebook and is not searchable. It can be viewed and shared using permalink and embeds. Default value is false.

slideshow_spec
JSON object

Specification of a list of images that are used to generate video.

images_urls
list<URL>

A 3-7 element array of the URLs of the images. Required.

Required
duration_ms
integer

The duration in milliseconds of each image. Default value is 1000.

transition_ms
integer

The duration in milliseconds of the crossfade transition between images. Default value is 1000.

social_actions
boolean

This can be used to enable or prohibit the use of Facebook socialactions (likes, comments, and sharing) on an unlisted video. Default value is false

source
string

The video, encoded as form data. This field is required.

spherical
boolean
Default value: false

Set if the video was recorded in 360 format.

sponsor_id
numeric string or integer

Facebook Page id that is tagged as sponsor in the video post

sponsor_relationship
int64

Sponsor Relationship, such as Presented By or Paid PartnershipWith

start_offset
int64

Start byte position of the file chunk.

swap_mode
enum {replace}

Type of replacing video request

targeting
target

Object that limits the audience for this content. Anyone not in these demographics will not be able to view this content. This will not override any Page-level demographic restrictions that may be in place.

geo_locations
Object
countries
list<string>
regions
list<Object>
key
int64
cities
list<Object>
key
int64
zips
list<Object>
key
string
locales
list<string>

Values for targeted locales. Use type of adlocale to find Targeting Options and use the returned key to specify.

excluded_countries
list<string>

Values for excluded countries. You can specify up to 25 countries. Use ISO 3166 format codes.

excluded_regions
list<int64>

Values for excluded regions. Use type of adregion and list of GLOBAL to find Targeting Options and use the returned key to specify. For example:

search/?type=adregion&q=California&list=GLOBAL
excluded_cities
list<int64>

Values for excluded cities. Use type of adcity to find Targeting Options and use the returned key to specify.

excluded_zipcodes
list<string>

Values for excluded zipcodes. Use type of adzipcode to find Targeting Options and use the returned key to specify.

excluded_locales
list<string>
timezones
list<int64>

ID for the timezone. See here.

age_min
int64

Must be 13 or higher. Default is 0.

age_max
int64

Maximum age.

genders
list<int64>

Target specific genders. 1 targets all male viewers and 2 females. Default is to target both.

thumb
image

The video thumbnail raw data to be uploaded and associated with a video.

title
UTF-8 string

The title of the video.

Supports Emoji
universal_video_id
string

The publishers asset management code for this video.

unpublished_content_type
enum {SCHEDULED, DRAFT, ADS_POST}

Type of unpublished content, such as scheduled, draft or ads_post.

upload_phase
enum {start, transfer, finish, cancel}

Type of chunked upload request.

upload_session_id
numeric string or integer

ID of the chunked upload session.

video_file_chunk
string

The video file chunk, encoded as form data. This field is required during transfer upload phase.

Return Type

Struct {
id: numeric string,
upload_session_id: numeric string,
video_id: numeric string,
start_offset: numeric string,
end_offset: numeric string,
success: bool,
skip_upload: bool,
transcode_bit_rate_bps: numeric string,
transcode_dimension: numeric string,
}

Validation Rules

ErrorDescription
6001There was a problem uploading your video. Please try again.
100Invalid parameter
6000There was a problem uploading your video file. Please try again with another file.
389Unable to fetch video file from URL.
356There was a problem uploading your video file. Please try again.
381There was a problem uploading your video file. Please try again.
390There was a problem uploading your video file. Please try again.
475Due to activity related to copyright infringement on your Facebook account, we have disabled your ability to upload any further videos.
210User not visible

Updating

You can't perform this operation on this endpoint.

Deleting

You can't perform this operation on this endpoint.