What does flickr.type == "thread" mean?


#1

From the documentation:

“thread” identifies the first message

Does this mean that “thread” is the first message in a picture’s comments, or is “thread” the uploader’s caption/description of a picture?

Thanks so much,
Greg


#2

The value of flickr.type can be either "post" or "thread". A "thread" is the first message in a new thread or the first response to a message. A "post" is any subsequent message.


#3

Is this a thread from Flickr Groups? Or is it also when a user posts a new picture, is that a thread as well?

Thank you for your help. I’m not too terribly familiar with Flickr, so I’m not sure what kind of data can even be pulled from it.


#4

It will be comments from both groups, and comments about pictures, but not new picture posts themsevles.