Display Facebook Feed In Power BI

So far in this series, I wrote:

This article explains how to get Facebook feed and display in a Power BI report.

Getting Started

Start Power BI Desktop and click on the Get Data from the list in the left side bar as you can see in Figure 1.

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Select all from the left side and select Facebook and click Connect button.

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Next you will see this warning message. Just click Continue button.

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Now provide Facebook username or object id or connection and click OK.

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You can select the connection you want to display, here is list.

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Here you can put Facebook username or object id or you can put just Me.

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Now you need to authenticate Facebook. Just click Sign In button.

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Enter Facebook login credentials and click Log In.

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Power BI needs to access your Facebook public details like profile, friend list, email address, Timeline posts, status updates, personal description and likes and click Okay button.

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Now allow Microsoft Power BI to access Page and insights, Click Okay button.

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Here your credentials are authenticated, as you can see there is no Sign In button displaying. Now click Connect button.

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In this post I will get my Facebook Feeds only, You can select whatever you want to display and click OK button.

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Here you can see list of all Facebook feed messages, Click Load button.

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Now select the columns you want to display in Visualization. Here I am going to display my feeds in a Table.

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Now finally in result you can see all feed message in a table.

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In this article, we saw how to get Facebook feed and generate charts and reports in Power BI.