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I'm trying to create a Remote Event Receiver that will update the social feed of a user when ever he adds an item to a list on SharePoint Online. I've initiated the client context object using the code from http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/office/SharePoint-2013-Use-event-8b5a551f/sourcecode?fileId=72211&pathId=989899932.

Whenever i try to initiate the SocialFeedManager inside the using statement as such:

using (ClientContext clientContext = TokenHelper.GetClientContextWithAccessToken(sharepointUrl.ToString(), accessToken))
            {
                SocialFeedManager feedManager = new SocialFeedManager(clientContext);
                writeToList(properties, "RemoteEventLog", "got feedmanager");
            }

I never get to the writeToList method. If i remove the SocialFeedManager initiation the writeToList method gets called just fine.

To make matters even worse, if i try to debug my Remote Event Receiver it works just fine, its only when i deploy it that it refuses to work with the SocialFeedManager.

  • good question :) – Alex Choroshin Apr 3 '13 at 13:24
  • I'm facing the same issue with PeopleManager class. Is there any known limitation using social api inside remote event recievers? – Rasika Weliwita Oct 24 '13 at 10:40
  • Only solution i found was using the REST API instead.. works great. – Johnny Tordgeman Oct 29 '13 at 20:41

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