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MaheshaDilhani
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Facebook Database

Hi friends

I am new to Power BI

when I try to find facebook database in the Get Data "Online Services" but in there haven't  facebook database

can i know how to caonnect it to power BI

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v-evelk
Microsoft
Microsoft

Hi,

 

Please, address your question to the appropriate thread.

 

Kind Regards,

 

Evgenii Elkin,
Software Engineer
Microsoft Power BI Custom Visuals
pbicvsupport@microsoft.com

Hi @v-evelk

I'm just joine to this forum and i dont know  what you mean in the appropriate thread.

Your question is about connector.

Connectors are common feature of Power BI Desktop, but not the Custom Visual Development aspect.

It is better to discuss all common questions regarding Desktop application in the Desktop thread (I provided you a hyperlink to the thread previously).

Returning to your question, in the latest Desktop version I can see Facebook connector, so I can guess that you use older version and in this case you can try to update it. Have you tried to use search box to look for the connector?

 

Kind Regards,

 

Evgenii Elkin,
Software Engineer
Microsoft Power BI Custom Visuals
pbicvsupport@microsoft.com

Hi @v-evelk 

Sorry for the late reply 

yes i try with search box to look for the  connector

and i update latest version of Power Bi 

But I dont have Facebook connector

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Hi @MaheshaDilhani ,

If you need a older Power BI Desktop Version in which the connector is already in you can use this one: https://onedrive.live.com/?authkey=%21APqLvtEBCRZuSGc&id=88C2F8B2EA8FEE5B%2111695&cid=88C2F8B2EA8FEE...

After you created the connection - copy the M-Script from the advanced editor and than you can use it in a newer Power BI Desktop Version :).

 

Best,

Kathrin

 

 

 

 

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I checked it and can conclude that there is Facebook connection in connectors list (pic below).

 

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So, please try to use search box to quickly find it.

I suppose that this article may be useful also.

 

Kind Regards,

 

Evgenii Elkin,
Software Engineer
Microsoft Power BI Custom Visuals
pbicvsupport@microsoft.com

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