You should be able to use this call to do what you describe

http://apiwiki.twitter.com/Twitter-REST-API-Method:-account
update_profile_background_image

You would have to have access to the image, but that shouldn't be too
tough (pick from a Flickr photo set, that sort of thing)

On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 11:46 AM, traxus <n...@bhere.com> wrote:
> This is probably the wrong place to ask as this isn't quite an API
> matter, so please forgive me and point me in the right direction if it
> is...
>
> I have an idea where I would like to use php's imagecreate() to
> dynamically create a background image for a profile on a periodic
> basis...
>
> I'm thinking something along the lines of a 'photo of the week'
> appearing as a sidebar (on monitors that have a large enough width...)
>
> Being that custom background images have to be uploaded from the users
> local computer, what are the possibilities here? (Could this be done
> through the API?)
>
> Just a rough sketch in my head, thanks...
>



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