The category for the inferred topics for a story that is receiving comments, reshares, or likes. For example, on https://graph.facebook.com/Lamborghini, the category is:

"Automobiles and parts"

Topics are individual items in the Facebook social graph. A topic can be referred to with a FBID (Facebook id). Please refer to Namespace Families for further information.

See also: fb.topics.category.


  1. Filter for comments, reshares, or likes on stories where the category in the inferred topics for the story is Athlete and the story mentions Lewis Hamilton:

    fb.parent.topics.category == "Athlete" and fb.parent.content contains "Lewis Hamilton"


The categories are:

Actor/Director Aerospace/Defense Airport
Album Amateur Sports Team Anatomical Structure
Animal Animal Breed App
Appliances Art Artist
Arts/Entertainment/Nightlife Arts/Humanities Athlete
Attractions/Things to Do Author Automobiles and Parts
Automotive Baby Goods/Kids Goods Bags/Luggage
Bank/Financial Institution Bank/Financial Services Bar
Biotechnology Blogger Board Game
Book Book Genre Book Series
Book Store Building Materials Business Person
Business Services Business/Economy Camera/Photo
Cars Cause Chef
Chemicals Church/Religious Organization City
Clothing Club Coach
Color Comedian Commercial Equipment
Community Community Organization Community/Government
Company Competition Computers
Computers/Internet Computers/Technology Concentration or Major
Concert Tour Concert Venue Consulting/Business Services
Country Course Cuisine
DESIGNER Dancer Degree
Disease Doctor Drink
Education Education/Work Status Electronics
Elementary School Energy/Utility Engineering/Construction
Entertainer Entertainment Episode
Event Event Planning/Event Services Farming/Agriculture
Fictional Character Field of Study Food
Food/Beverages Food/Grocery Furniture
GEOGRAPHY_GENERAL Games/Toys Government
Government Official Government Organization Health/Beauty
Health/Medical/Pharmaceuticals Health/Medical/Pharmacy Health/Wellness
High School Status Holiday Home Decor
Home Improvement Home/Garden Hospital/Clinic
Hotel Household Supplies ISLAND
Industrials Insurance Company Interest
Internet/Software Jewelry/Watches Journalist
Just For Fun Kitchen/Cooking LAKE
Landmark Language Lawyer
Legal/Law Library Local Business
Local/Travel MOUNTAIN Magazine
Media/News/Publishing Medical Procedure Middle School
Mining/Materials Monarch Movie
Movie Genre Movie Theater Movie character
Museum/Art Gallery Music Music Award
Music Chart Music Video Musical Genre
Musical Instrument Musician/Band NULL
Neighborhood News Personality News/Media
Newspaper Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) Non-Profit Organization
Office Supplies One-Time TV Program Organization
Other Outdoor Gear/Sporting Goods PHOTOGRAPHER
Patio/Garden Performance Art Personal Blog
Personal Website Pet Pet Services
Pet Supplies Phone/Tablet Playlist
Podcast Political Ideology Political Organization
Political Party Politician Preschool
Producer Product/Service Profession
Professional Services Professional Sports Team Public Figure
Public Places Publisher RIVER
Radio Station Real Estate Record Label
Recreation/Sports Reference Regional
Religion Restaurant/Cafe Retail and Consumer Merchandise
School School Sports Team Science
Shopping/Retail Small Business Society/Culture
Software Song Spas/Beauty/Personal Care
Sport Sports Event Sports League
Sports Venue Sports/Recreation/Activities State/Province/Region
Studio TV TV Channel
TV Genre TV Network TV Season
TV Show TV/Movie Award Teacher
Teens/Kids Telecommunication Tools/Equipment
Topic Tours/Sightseeing Transit Stop
Transport/Freight Transportation Travel/Leisure
University University Status Video Game
Vitamins/Supplements WATERFALL Website
Wine/Spirits Work Position Work Project
Work Status Writer Year

Resource information

Target service: PYLON for Facebook Topic Data

Type: array(string)

Array: Yes

Tokenized for query filters: Yes

Interaction filter: Yes

Analysis target: Yes

Query filter: Yes

Child analysis target: No