#security (1)

Jan-Lukas Else 22 Jan 2020 08:43

On a lot of IndieWeb sites, I noticed that profile images of webmentions get directly embedded from their original source. For example, Twitter profile images are loaded directly from Twitter servers (pbs.twimg.com) or even my profile image is directly embedded from my site.However you should consid…

This is actually the next thing I want to “fix”. Other problem of twitter is that, if the user changes the profile picture, the previous one gets unavailable. For webmentions, I’m using the images provided by webmention.io, but for replies, likes and reposts context, I’m using the original source and I don’t like it.

I already ponderated to remove the images at all from the contexts, but I don’t think it would look as friendly as it does now. What do you think?

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