Capture leads in Facebook ads. Provide people with a quick and privacy-safe way to sign up to receive information from your business.
Lead Ads make forms simple for people and more valuable for businesses. Set up a Lead Ad, where potential customers can sign up for what you're offering, and you'll get accurate contact info to follow up.
The form is mobile-device friendly and uses information people already shared with Facebook. It's easier and faster for people to reach you – and advertisers gets accurate, actionable information. See Lead Ads
Facebook Page - This gives your business a presence on Facebook, and helps you connect with customers. See Facebook for Business or create a new page. All leads generated via a lead ad belong to the Page.
Instagram Account - Optional, if you want to run a lead ad on Instagram. The leads generated via the ad still belong to the Facebook Page.
Facebook App - Which is any third-party app, such as website, mobile app or script. The App Marketing APIs, enabling integration with Facebook. Each app has an App ID you use whenever you use one of our SDKs or Open Graph tags for sharing. Find your app ID in your apps dashboard. Read more about how to create an App and App ID
Test App - Optional. Quickly create Facebook App IDs for use during development, testing, staging or QA phases. Test Apps have their own App ID and independent settings, and are helpful in pre-production, see Test Apps
App Review - We review your app to ensure a high-quality experience. See App Review.
All apps that access Facebook need an access token. See Access Tokens. Or get a token when you create your new app on Marketing API. An access token is an opaque string that identifies a user, app, or page and can be used by the app to make graph API calls. Access tokens are obtained via a number of methods, each of which are covered in access tokens Docs. Access tokens can be short- or long lived. Short-lived tokens usually have a lifetime of about an hour or two, while long-lived tokens usually have a lifetime of about 60 days. You should not depend on these lifetimes remaining the same - the lifetime may change without warning or expire early.
With Facebook lead ads, you can set up your leads to be instantly updated into your CRM system. Your options include:
| Create Campaign | Create leadsor Marketing API and associate the form ID, see Lead Ads, Creating
To read lead data, you need Page Admin Access or flexible permissions. With the latter you retrieve leads without Page Admin access, see Lead Ads Flexible Permissioning Endpoint. Ways to retrieve leads are:
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download leadform option in Ads Manager under the