Community articleUpdating a status message4.0
Added by IBM contributorIBM on April 13, 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.

To update a status message, send an updated status document in Atom format using an HTTP PUT request.

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

For the Input you should provide a status Atom document. The content type of the Atom entry document must be application/atom+xml.

Parent topic: Working with status messages

Related reference
Status content

Method URI Description
PUT /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.
Content Type: application/atom+xml
Sample Request:

<entry xmlns="">
<content type="text">This is a test status update!</content>
<category scheme="" term="entry" />
<category scheme="" term="status" />
Name Type Optional Description
string No An ID generated by Profiles to identify a person.
Code Description
OK. Indicates that the request was received successfully.
Unauthorized. Returned when no authenticated user or no userid, email, or key parameter are provided on the request.
Invalid URL link.