Community articleRetrieving status messages4.0
Added by IBM contributorIBM on April 7, 2014
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DEPRECATED API - Refer to OpenSocial Microblogging APIs for new development work.

This API is deprecated. These APIs are still functional for backward compatibility reasons - but no new feature is surfaced through these APIs. For any new development work, refer to the OpenSocial Microblogging APIs.

Programmatically retrieve a status message posted to a message board.

See Authenticating requests for information about how to authenticate the request.

The output for this operation is an Atom entry document containing the status message.

Parent topic: Working with status messages

Related reference
Getting all status messages
Getting the messages of your colleagues

Method URI Description
GET /profiles/atom/mv/theboard/entry/ Value of the href attribute of the <link> element with the rel="" attribute in the person's profile feed or service document.
Name Type Optional Description
string No An ID generated by Profiles to identify a person.
Content Type: application/atom+xml
Code Description
Indicates that there was no content to return, which means that no status message was available.
Bad Request. Returned when no matching user record can be found.
Unauthorized. Returned when no authenticated user or no userid, email, or key parameter are provided on the request.
URL could not be found
OK. Indicates that the request was received successfully.