Graph API Version

Ad Account Targetingvalidation

Reading

Query the ads framework for validation

Example

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GET /v4.0/{ad-account-id}/targetingvalidation 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(
    '/{ad-account-id}/targetingvalidation',
    '{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(
    "/{ad-account-id}/targetingvalidation",
    function (response) {
      if (response && !response.error) {
        /* handle the result */
      }
    }
);
/* make the API call */
new GraphRequest(
    AccessToken.getCurrentAccessToken(),
    "/{ad-account-id}/targetingvalidation",
    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}/targetingvalidation"
                                      parameters:params
                                      HTTPMethod:@"GET"];
[request startWithCompletionHandler:^(FBSDKGraphRequestConnection *connection,
                                      id result,
                                      NSError *error) {
    // Handle the result
}];
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Parameters

ParameterDescription
id_list
list<int64>

List of IDs to validate. Supports interest and categories.

is_exclusion
boolean
Default value: false

Whether the targeting IDs can be used in exclusion.

name_list
list<string>

List of names to validate. Supports interest and categories.

targeting_list
list<JSON or object-like arrays>

List with targeting type and ID pairs

type
enum {interests, education_statuses, education_schools, education_majors, work_positions, work_employers, interested_in, relationship_statuses, college_years, family_statuses, industries, life_events, political_views, politics, behaviors, income, net_worth, home_type, home_ownership, home_value, ethnic_affinity, generation, household_composition, moms, office_type, user_adclusters}

id
int64

Fields

Reading from this edge will return a JSON formatted result:

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

data

A list of AdAccountTargetingUnified nodes.

paging

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

Validation Rules

ErrorDescription
100Invalid parameter
200Permissions error

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.