The category for the inferred topics for a story. For example, on https://graph.facebook.com/Lamborghini, it 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.parent.topics.category.


  1. Filter for stories where the category in the inferred topics is Restaurant/cafe, Sports team, or Travel/leisure:

    fb.topics.category in "Restaurant/cafe, Sports team, Travel/leisure"

  2. Filter for stories where the category in the inferred topics is Athlete and the story mentions Lewis Hamilton:

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


The categories are:

Actor/Director Aerospace/Defense Airport
Album Amateur Sports Team American football head coach
American football player American football team Anatomical Structure
Animal Animal Breed App
App About Page Appliances Art
Article 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 Baseball Player
Baseball Team Biotechnology Blogger
Board Game Book Book character
Book Genre Book illustrator Book series
Book Series Book Store Book subject
Brand/Company Type Building Materials Business/Economy
Business Person Business Services Camera/Photo
Campus Cars Cause
Chef Chemicals Church/Religious Organization
City City With Global City ID Civic Structure
Clothing Club Coach
Color Comedian Commercial Equipment
Community Community/Government Community Organization
Company Competition Computers
Computers/Internet Computers/Technology Concentration or Major
Concert Tour Concert Venue Consulting/Business Services
Continent Country Course
Cuisine Dancer Degree
DESIGNER Disease Doctor
Drink Drugs Editor
Education Educational institution Education/Work Status
Election Electronics Elementary School
Energy/Utility Engineering/Construction Entertainer
Entertainment ENTREPRENEUR Episode
Event Event Planning/Event Services Farming/Agriculture
Fictional Character Field of Study Food
Food/Beverages Food/Grocery Furniture
Government Governmental body Government Official
Government Organization Health/Beauty Health/Medical/Pharmaceuticals
Health/Medical/Pharmacy Health/Wellness High School Status
Holiday Home Decor Home/Garden
Home Improvement Hospital/Clinic Hotel
Household Supplies Industrials Influences
Insurance Company Interest Internet/Software
ISLAND Jewelry/Watches Journalist
JUNIOR_HIGH_SCHOOL Just For Fun Kitchen/Cooking
LAKE Landmark Language
Lawyer Legal/Law Library
Licensed Financial Representative Life Event Local Business
Local/Travel Magazine Mascot
Media/News/Publishing Medical Procedure Meeting Room
Middle School Mining/Materials Monarch
Movie actor Movie character Movie director
Movie Genre Movie series Movies/Music
Movie subject Movie Theater Museum/Art Gallery
Music Musical Genre Musical Instrument
Music Award Music Chart Musician/Band
Music Video Neighborhood News/Media
Newspaper News Personality Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
Non-Profit Organization NULL Office Supplies
One-Time TV Program Organization Other
Outdoor Gear/Sporting Goods Patio/Garden Performance Art
Personal Blog Personal Website Pet
Pet Services Pet Supplies Phone/Tablet
PHOTOGRAPHER Place to Eat/Drink Playlist
Podcast Political Ideology Political office or title
Political Organization Political Party Politician
Postal Code Preschool Producer
Product/Service Profession Professional Services
Professional Sports Team Profile Public Figure
Public Places Publisher Radio Station
Real Estate Record Label Recreation/Sports
Reference Regional Religion
Restaurant/Cafe Retail and Consumer Merchandise RIVER
School School sports team School Sports Team
Science Scientist Shopping/Retail
Skill Small Business Soccer Player
Soccer Team Soccer Team Manager Society/Culture
Software Song Soundtrack composer
Spas/Beauty/Personal Care Sport Sports Event
Sports facility Sports League Sports league championship
Sports/Recreation/Activities Sports Season Sports Venue
State/Province/Region Studio Teacher
Teens/Kids Telecommunication Theatrical Play
Tools/Equipment Topic Tours/Sightseeing
Train Station Transit Stop Transportation
Transport/Freight Travel/Leisure TV
TV Actor TV Channel TV Character
TV Director TV Genre TV/Movie Award
TV Network TV Personality TV Program creator
TV Program Guest TV Season TV Series episode
TV Show TV Subject TV Writer
University University Status Video
Video Game Vitamins/Supplements Volcano
WATERFALL Website Wine/Spirits
Work Position Work Position Type 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