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Facebook Political Ads: Authentication guide

This guide will walk you through how to authenticate or reauthenticate Facebook Political Ads in Supermetrics for Google Sheets, Data Studio, and Excel, as well as data warehouse destinations like Google Cloud Storage, BigQuery, and the Supermetrics API.  


Before you begin

To connect Supermetrics to Facebook Political Ads, you need to:


For Excel users

If your team uses Supermetrics for Excel, you’ll see different options for managing and sharing data source connections in that destination. Learn more.


Instructions


Google Sheets Data Studio  Excel Data integrations
Before you can authenticate Facebook Political Ads in Google Sheets, you need to install the Supermetrics add-on.
  1. Open a new Google Sheets file. 
  2. Navigate to ExtensionsSupermetricsLaunch to open the Supermetrics sidebar.
  3. Click Create query.
  4. Under Data source, select Facebook Political Ads.
  5. Enter your App ID and App Secret. Learn how to find these credentials in our permissions guide.
  6. Click Start.
  7. Select your query type.

Troubleshooting 

  • If you encounter an authentication error such as “authentication failed”, “you need to reauthenticate” or similar, see this guide. 
  • If you encounter a permission error such as “user permission denied” or similar, follow this guide.

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