Community articleWorking with update messages and comments
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Profiles Board APIs are 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.

IMPORTANT NOTE: the Profiles Board APIs have been deprecated from the 4.0 release. 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.




Using the Atom Publishing Protocol, also known as AtomPub, you can get and post update messages and comments.
Retrieving messages from a message board
DEPRECATED: To retrieve messages posted to a message board, look at the board feed to find the entry ID of the message, and then request that entry.

Adding a message to a message board
DEPRECATED: Send an Atom document containing a message entry to your own or another person's board feed.

Deleting a message from a message board
DEPRECATED: To remove a message from your message board, use the HTTP DELETE method.

Retrieving comments from a message board
DEPRECATED: To retrieve the Atom document for a comment associated with a person's status message or the other messages posted to a message board, get a feed that lists the comments to find out the comment's ID, and then request that comment.

Adding a comment to a message board
DEPRECATED: Add a comment to someone's status or add a comment as a response to a message that someone else added to your message board.

Deleting a comment from a message board
DEPRECATED: To remove a comment from your message board, use the HTTP DELETE method.