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Returns profile information for a given user, including selected mayorships. The web profile for a user is visible at
If the user is a friend, contact information, Facebook ID, and Twitter handle and the user's last checkin may also be present.
In addition, the
pings field will indicate whether check-ins from this user will trigger a ping (notifications to mobile devices). This setting can be changed via
Note: This setting is overriden if
pings is false in settings (no pings will be sent, even if this user is set to true).