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  Article updated: June 29, 2022

Customize the metric tiles in a report

Customize the metric tiles in your report to view the data that matters to you. You can also place and size tiles wherever and however you want in your reports to make the data easier to understand.

Go to Analytics, and then open a report to get started.

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Move a metric tile around

Move the tiles that matter most to the top. Reorder them however you like.

  1. Press and hold the top of your tile, and then drag the tile to the new location.

Resize a tile

Want some tiles to be bigger or smaller? Need more room to display your metrics data? You can easily size your tiles to meet your needs.

  1. Press and hold the bottom right corner of your tile, and then drag in or out to set the tile size.
    analytics report tile with resize highlighted on the tile corner

Get detailed information about a metric

Need a reminder of the data included in your metric tile? You can view your metric information at any time.

  1. Point to a tile and select More info to see the following metric details:
    • Name and description.
    • Metric type (post level or Page level). Learn more about these two types of metrics.
    • Post type (organic, promoted, ad). Promoted posts can be Facebook boosted posts, Twitter promoted posts, or LinkedIn sponsored posts.
    • Social network.
    • Time zone in which we collect the data from the social network. For example, we collect data from Facebook in Pacific Daylight Time (PDT).
    • Data provider.
      analytics report tile with info button selected showing information about the metrics used in the tile

Choose how you want to display your metric tile

Rename a tile, add a compare or sort by metric, or change a visualization.

  1. Point to a tile, and then select Configure tile.
    analytics tile with configure button highlighted
  2. Select Properties, and then make your changes. You can select to compare results or display them in a different chart type.
    configure tile screen with properties tab selected
  3. Select Close when you're done.

Choose the data you want to display in your tile

Whether you want to see aggregated or comparative data, it’s up to you. You can choose which social accounts, tags, or campaign data you want to see in your tiles. If you’re using Team performance, you can also filter results using Team metrics.

  1. Point to a tile and select Configure tile.
    analytics tile with configure button highlighted
  2. Select Data, and then open each list to select the results you want to display in your report.
    configure tile screen with data tab selected
  3. Select Apply after each selection from a list.
  4. Select Close when you're done.

Delete a tile

  1. Point to a tile and select Configure tile.
    analytics tile with configure button highlighted
  2. Select Delete , and then confirm.
    configure tile screen with properties tab showing and delete option highlighted

 

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