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Pick the perfect social image

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Every social media profile needs a picture, but the same shot won’t work across the board, says Digital Trends’ Natt Garun.

• LinkedIn. This is your virtual résumé, so you want a picture fit for viewing by professional contacts and potential employers. Choose a crisp shot with no special effects that looks professional.
Facebook. If your privacy settings are “friends-only” then you have some leeway here, but since there’s still a chance prospective employers could see it, skip the scandalous. Also be sure it’s a picture of you, not a cartoon, celebrity or meme.
Twitter. These pictures are tiny, so choose a simple head shot. Stand in front of a solid background with natural light.
Google+. If you’re using your profile to boost your status as part of Google Authorship, you want to choose something that shows you in a professional light. If not, you can be a bit more casual.

— Adapted from “Pro tip guide to social media profile pictures,” Natt Garun, Digital Trends.

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