There is nothing from the API that tells you a user's image has
changed. You can either refresh a user's image every time they login,
or you can create a periodic job to update all your users profile

On Jul 10, 10:28 am, Francis Shanahan <>
> When a user visits my site ( I make a call to grab their
> latest profile data and store their profileImageUrl in my database.
> This url is used on my site to display their profile image on a
> "Members" widget which is accessible to all visitors, not just
> authenticated twitter users.
> If the user changes their profile image on, my site has no
> knowledge of this other than the cached Profile Image url is now
> broken.
> Is there some method I'm missing to keep these image urls up to date?
> -fs

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