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The Anatomy of the Perfect Profile Photo For Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn & More [Infographic]

If a picture really does "speak 1,000 words," then what does your profile photo say about you?

Before you go uploading any old photo online to serve as a representation of yourself, it's important that you put some thought into the selection process. 

Sure, you might want to show off your awesome tan from the cruise you just went on, but is that shot of you sporting sunglasses with an umbrella drink in hand really the best option?

To help steer you in the right direction, check out the following infographic from the folks at PhotoFeeler. After getting their users to rate 800 photos on scales of competence, likeability, and influence, they're sharing some interesting data to support what works (and what doesn't) when it comes to profile photos.

The Perfect Profile Photo

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