A quick look on Google gave me this code :
$("#profile_image").html('<img src="' + profile_image.replace('normal', 'reasonably_small') + '" />');

So just get the normal one and replace it with reasonably_small. (Of course, the above code isn't perfect, as it will also match "normal" in the rest of the URL, but I hope that you get the point.


On 12/13/10 10:44 AM, Christian Fazzini wrote:
Ok, how do I connect to the Twitter API to get the "reasonably small"

http://dev.twitter.com/doc/get/users/profile_image/:screen_name only
accepts the following options:
mini, bigger, normal

On Dec 13, 5:40 pm, Tom van der Woerdt<i...@tvdw.eu>  wrote:
Well, the API returns (in my 
Replacing "_normal.jpg" with "_reasonably_small.jpg" (so that it 
seems to work.


On 12/13/10 10:15 AM, Christian Fazzini wrote:

I know that. Thats not what I am asking for. I am wondering how
Twitpic is able to get 128x128 when we can only get 73x73 as the
largest thumbnail.

For example. Image I originally uploaded is stored at this url.

Twitpic uses:

On Dec 13, 4:30 pm, Tom van der Woerdt<i...@tvdw.eu>    wrote:
Actually, /1/users/profile_image/tvdw returned my 500x500 image.. All I
did was upload it at twitter.com like any other user would.


On 12/13/10 9:10 AM, Christian Fazzini wrote:

How would I get 128x128? i.e. from

There is no indication of this in the API anywhere

On Dec 13, 4:04 pm, Christian Fazzini<christian.fazz...@gmail.com>
How do apps like Twitpic and WeFollow use larger sized profile

The Twitter API's largest profile image is 73x73 (http://

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