Update profile picture from an OpenSocial App

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This week we released the possibility to change the current VIEWER’s profile picture from within any OpenSocial app through the OpenSocial JavaScript API:

var person = opensocial.newPerson({thumbnailUrl : 'BASE64_ENCODED_PHOTO'});
opensocial.requestUpdateViewer(person, function(response) {
   // response is either true or falseĀ 
});

When the requestUpdateViewer method is called we will ask the user if he really wants to change his profile picture to the new one. The user’s decision will be passed as a parameter to the callback function. As a developer you have to pass the new picture in the thumbnailUrl field of the opensocial.Person object. The content of this field is just the base64 encoded image in a valid Data-URL format.

For more information seeĀ http://developer.studivz.net/wiki/index.php/Opensocial_(v0.9)#opensocial.requestUpdateViewer

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