Chapter 3. Connections Tables

A connection is a mutually confirmed relationship between two users. The connection between the two users allows them to share a higher degree of information.

The Connections Tables include two tables for accessing a user's connections and the updates of the user's connections.

Connections Table

Description

The Connections Table only supports read statements. Use SELECT to get the Yahoo user's connections.

Table

social.connections

Allowed Statements

  • SELECT

Keys

Key Name Data Type Allowed in Statements Required in Statements Default Value Description
owner_guid string SELECT SELECT None The GUID of the Yahoo user.

Example Statements

SELECT

This example statement returns ten connections of the signed-in user. Run the query in the YQL Console.

SELECT * FROM social.connections WHERE owner_guid=me

This example statement returns the profiles for then of the signed-in user's connections. Run the query in the YQL Console.

SELECT * FROM social.profile WHERE guid IN (SELECT guid FROM social.connections WHERE owner_guid=me)

Elements of the Connections Object

See the Elements of the Connections Object.

Example Responses

JSON Example Response Body for SELECT Connections
XML Example Response Body for SELECT Connections

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