- Use your actual photo. This isn’t the spot for your favorite Star Wars character. You will be judged by this and probably not in a good way on these platforms.
- This is not the place to have more than your head and shoulders.
- Clothing should be professional. A white collar and your head and shoulders are all you need. Not your most recent day at the beach, not before your big night out and definitely not when you’ve been out with your friends at the bar.No for Linkedin
- One of Instagram’s most compelling features is the ability to edit the image with any number of filters. And that is great for Instagram. Seriously, leave the Sepia toned, selfie on Instagram.
- Consider Linkedin and Facebook as your branding tool. If you change your image for your brand all the time you are causing unnecessary confusion. Unless you’ve done something drastic to change your appearance (again, see Kim K) there is no need to change your profile picture.
The Reality of Social Media Profile Pictures was last modified: February 25th, 2014 by