In this article, we’ll integrate a TikTok data source with Y42.

TikTok is a short-form, video-sharing app that allows users to create and share 15-second videos, on any topic. Use the TikTok integration to track high-priority advertising metrics so your Marketing team can understand how TikTok users are interacting with your company's promotional videos. Track how much your brand is spending and what actions users take as a result of seeing your ads.

 

Overview

Authentication: OAuth
Settings: Historical Date selection
Schema type: Fixed
Update Type: Full import 
 
 

Authentication

OAuth doesn’t share password data but instead uses authorization tokens to prove an identity between you and the service provider. OAuth is an authentication protocol that allows you to approve one application interacting with another on your behalf without giving away your password. For instance, when you tell Facebook that it’s OK for another application or website to access your profile. To sum up, you only need to have an existing account to authorize the access.

 

Import Settings

By default, the historical date will be set to one year ago. Refer to your own data source to decide from which exact date you would want to retrieve data. 
 
After logging in to your TikTok account and authorizing Y42 you can decide which reports and datasets to import to Y42.
 

Schema

You can find the full list of available reports and their columns/dimensions/metrics you are able to import to your Y42 instance on TikTok's Marketing API documentation
 

Updating your data

For this source you can schedule full imports. Every time the source updates it will fully sync all your data. You have the option of scheduling updates by the month, weeks, days, and even by the hour.

 

TikTok Setup Guide:

Note: In order to connect TikTok with Y42, you will need to have a TikTok account.  

  1. On Integrate, click on "Add..." to search for Pipedrive and select it.

  2. Name your integration.

  3. Click Authorize and log into your TikTok account.
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  4. After authentication, select the reports/datasets you want to import to Y42.                                                        Bildschirmfoto_2021-06-10_um_17.36.33.png
  5. Choose from which point onwards in time to import your data. Bildschirmfoto_2021-06-10_um_17.28.24.png
  6. Add in your TikTok account and press Select.
  7. Select the tables you need and click import. You can start accessing the tables once the status is “Ready”.  Bildschirmfoto_2021-06-10_um_17.37.44.png

Note: You can always import and reimport other tables as well, or delete them.

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