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I want to create a webpart to retrieve some of the social tags a user has used. This has to run in SharePoint Online ie a sandboxed solution. I have code which does the same, but already the first line uses SPServiceContext which isn't available in the sandbox:

MSDN: SPServiceContext Class

So I was wondering if it's even possible at all.

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Sandbox does not allow the Microsoft.SharePoint.Taxonomy.dll so it will not be straight forward to access the termstore or social tags.

Hovewer, you can use SPQuery to access the values in a Managed MetaData column.

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