Marketing API Version

Ad Account Broadtargetingcategories

Reading

Broad targeting categories (BCTs) can be used for targeting

Graph API Explorer
GET /v2.10/{ad-account-id}/broadtargetingcategories HTTP/1.1
Host: graph.facebook.com
/* PHP SDK v5.0.0 */
/* make the API call */
$request = new FacebookRequest(
  $session,
  'GET',
  '/{ad-account-id}/broadtargetingcategories'
);
$response = $request->execute();
$graphObject = $response->getGraphObject();
/* handle the result */
/* make the API call */
FB.api(
    "/{ad-account-id}/broadtargetingcategories",
    function (response) {
      if (response && !response.error) {
        /* handle the result */
      }
    }
);
/* make the API call */
new GraphRequest(
    AccessToken.getCurrentAccessToken(),
    "/{ad-account-id}/broadtargetingcategories",
    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:@"/{ad-account-id}/broadtargetingcategories"
                                      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
  • ads_management
Page management Apps
No data
Other Apps
No data

Parameters

NameDescription
custom_categories_only
boolean

custom categories only

Fields

Reading from this edge will return a JSON formatted result:

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

data

A list of BroadTargetingCategories nodes.

paging

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

Validation Rules

ErrorDescription
100Invalid parameter
200Permissions error
278Reading advertisements requires an access token with the extended permission ads_read
274The ad account is not enabled for usage in Ads API. Please add it in developers.facebook.com/apps -> select your app -> settings -> advanced -> advertising accounts -> Ads API

Creating

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Updating

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Deleting

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