Message attachments

Attaching location

Locations can be attached to Direct Messages created with POST direct_messages/events/new. The location is defined as an attachement object with longitue and latitude coordinates or a Twitter place.

Example message with shared coordinate attachment

      {
  "event": {
    "type": "message_create",
    "message_create": {
      "target": {
        "recipient_id": "844385345234"
      },
      "message_data": {
        "text": "Here's my location",
        "attachment": {
          "type": "location",
          "location": {
            "type": "shared_coordinate",
            "shared_coordinate": {
              "coordinates": {
                "type": "Point",
                "coordinates": [-122.443893, 37.771718]
              }
            }
          }
        }
      }
    }
  }
}
    

Example message with shared place attachment

      {
  "event": {
    "type": "message_create",
      "message_create": {
        "target": {
          "recipient_id": "844385345234"
        },
        "message_data": {
          "text": "Here's my location",
          "attachment": {
            "type": "location",
            "location": {
              "type": "shared_place",
              "shared_place": {
                "place": {
                  "id": "123456"
                }
              }
            }
          }
        }
      }
    }
  }
}
    

Note: Not all place IDs are discoverable with GET geo/searchTo retrieve all available details for a place ID you may also use GET geo/id/:place_id.