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Selecting a Profile Pic For Your Online Persona Can Be Both Expressive and Easy

A picture is worth a thousand words, and that certainly is the case with your profile pic.

No matter which social media app you are using, a profile picture is your most prominent visual introduction to the online world. Whether it's for personal use or branding for a business, the process of selecting the right image is important, but it can also be very fun to decide how to present yourself in one illustration.

Posted by TikTok user @ishan_lama122, this video reveals some super cool profile pics and encourages users to take screenshots and use them themselves.

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Provided by Tailwind, these tips will be helpful as you navigate the process of creating and/or selecting your image.

  • Decide between a personal photo or a brand logo
  • Don't use an off-center photo
  • Choose a photo with good lighting and clear contrast
  • Don't choose a trendy photo you’ll have to update frequently
  • Take your aesthetic and profession into account
  • Don't use a full body photo
  • Crop and resize your photo before uploading it.
  • Take a few shots, not just one, to experiment with camera angles, expressions, poses, props and so forth
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Visit Tailwind for more information on these eight tips.

Short captions for your profile pic can be added as well. Read "200+ Short Captions for Profile Pictures" for an extensive list of great suggestions.

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