Profile avatars not showing for (at least) Threads users

Noticed this while I was following Threads users via (who have turned on Fediverse syndication).

No profile avatars for Zuck and Adam. Probably same with other Threaders as well. Not sure if this is a known glitch? Mastodon users who I follow seem to have their avatar in place as usual :smile:

It’s a known issue and I’m working on. Longer answer: Mastodon makes a copy of profile images, but just tries to cache them temporarily. The problem is Threads is very picky about letting people request the profile image URL after a certain period of time. So depending on when it’s cached, will get an error from Threads, leading to the blank images.

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