Questions tagged [profile-picture]

For questions about the profile picture option, which allows users to upload a custom photo as their avatar. Not for questions about Gravatar.

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Why does my profile picture look stretched after uploading? [duplicate]

Browser: Google Chrome Version 87.0.4280.141 (Official Build) (64-bit) It seems like my profile picture looks stretched everywhere on every Stack Exchange website. The only place it's not stretched is ...
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Position of my hat appears to change after I wear the hat

The position of my hat appears to change after I wear the hat. From picture 1 and 2, the sword is clearly aligned with the letter N. However, after wearing the hat, the position of the sword is ...
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Wrong profile photo when creating account

So when I created my account, it showed me an option to pick my username, profile photo (Google or generated), topics I'm interested, job opportunities, etc. I chose to use the generated profile photo,...
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Gravatars not loaded for certain sources

There are some user gravatars that aren't loading properly. Searching through the list of New Users (just because it was easiest finding missing gravatars within that list) there seems to be a number ...
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Invalid size parameters break avatars served by Google

Looking at the new users tab there are several users that get served a blank profile picture. Upon inspection the profile pictures link to a Error 400 page from Google. When the URL is slightly ...
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Default profile picture from Facebook is being displayed, instead of Facebook picture if a user joined before Stack using Facebook API v2+

Facebook changed how their API serves profile pictures that are requested with a non-application scope UID. Now because before Graph API 2 all applications shared the original UID, if users like me ...
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Default profile picture from Facebook is being displayed, instead of my actual Facebook picture [duplicate]

I noticed my profile picture on the SE sites is displayed as the default Facebook avatar, even though I do have a profile picture on Facebook which used to be displayed on Stack Exchange until ...
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Sites saying I can't edit account because I must log in

So I wanted to edit my account like avatar icon and stuff, and when I did in Mathematics, It said "Sorry, but this E-Mail is already registered. If it is yours, please log in above. If you ...
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Why is my previously uploaded profile picture still saved?

I used to have an uploaded photo as my profile picture (many months ago now). When I went into edit profile and hit Change picture, I noticed my previously uploaded photo was still saved. I figure if ...
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Creating a new account in the network does not copy my existing Gravatar

I am learning LaTeX for fun and so I created a Stack Exchange account in TeX.SE to upvote all the useful questions and answers over there. I notice my new account does not copy my Gravatar no matter ...
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I no longer have a profile photo outside of Stack Overflow [duplicate]

On Stack Overflow I have a profile photo, but on all other Stack Exchange sites, my photo has been replaced with an automatically generated avatar. I tried going to https://stackoverflow.com/users/...
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Use user card instead of flair on elections

I'd like to see the user card, as displayed on the post, instead of the flair, when choosing candidates in the election. One problem is that if a candidate moderator changes their name and/or profile ...
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Transparent profile-picture

I have changed my profile picture many days ago. This is what happened (I'm accessing Stack Exchange through Chrome on Windows): My profile picture on the top of the screen is changed. My profile ...
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How do I add a profile picture on SE using a mobile phone?

I have tried a lot to change my profile picture on this site by using my mobile phone, but couldn't find any options. My laptop is being repaired, so I can't use it. How can I change my profile ...
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Profile picture on Stack Exchange [duplicate]

It's been a month or so that I have started using Stack Exchange. Almost everytime I have noticed that my profile pic is different than it was before. The geometry as well as the color. Can anyone ...
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Network Linked Profiles reverting to Identicons

Yesterday when i went onto Movies and TV i noticed that rather than my Gravatar avatar appearing i had an Identicon. this is also the case on Arqade, Scifi and Stack Overflow so i assume on all other ...
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Profile picture using Identicon on most sites [duplicate]

I currently have my profile picture set to either my Gravatar or my uploaded picture (which are identical), on my network profile (https://stackexchange.com/users/7121054/solomon-ucko) and the ...
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Attempt to update profile picture triggers “email address already registered error” [duplicate]

When I try to update my StackExchange profile image I get the following error: Oops! There was a problem updating your profile: This email address is already registered. If it belongs to you, log ...
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Stack Exchange user profile is not changed as per Stack Overflow user profile

I changed my Stack Exchange user profile and chose option copy from Stack Overflow, but it has not changed my profile. I discussed it on tavern-on-the-meta and two users also confirmed that. ...
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Profile avatar lost on several sites after profile edit (Gravatar replaced with Identicon)

I have had the same network-wide profile avatar for many years; it's a custom image which I installed nework-wide soon after I registered for Stack Overflow back in 2011. I still see that image e.g. ...
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My gravatar stopped working on most of stack exchange [duplicate]

Upon visiting Meta Stack Exchange today, I noticed that my gravatar had been replaced with the default geometric art image. Upon further research, it appears that it is still there on Stack ...
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'Save and Copy to all communities' resets profile picture if it's set to Gravatar

I recently updated my profile bio (from Arqade) and clicked 'Save and copy changes to all public communities'. This appears to have broken/reset my profile picture on all but Arqade. Note that I did ...
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Why do some users have a blank avatar? [duplicate]

I have noticed that some users are getting a bluish Gravatar which looks like the following: jee Clara Diaz Sanchez Riya Is this intentional or just a bug?
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Why is this user's profile picture served from a facebook server? (fbcdn.net) [duplicate]

While looking at a question, I noticed that the asker's profile photo didn't load. So, I opened the image in a new tab and noticed it was hosted at fbcdn.net. Turns out my browser had blocked the ...
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Avatar reverted back after uploading a new one

I uploaded an avatar to use with my account, but it was gone the next time I logged in and I was back to a default avatar. What happened to the one I uploaded? How do I reload it?
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Why was my username changed without notice and can I change it again?

Yesterday, I changed my username and avatar picture to reflect something I find cool and interesting, combat ready rotary-winged aircraft (who didn't love the show Airwolf!). For clarity the username ...
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Animated profile pictures on HNQ

It seems that animated user profile pictures will animate on the HNQ: Is this a bug?
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Imgur is over capacity - some user avatars fail to load

I see a lot of 'white' avatars in the question lists, e.g. here and here. Some user avatars aren't loaded, e.g. https://i.stack.imgur.com/O7K2b.jpg and https://i.stack.imgur.com/gkMl8.png – they just ...
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Respect aspect ratio of profile picture [duplicate]

It looks like profile pictures are just stretched to be squares. Look at this profile: https://stackoverflow.com/users/191226/bill-criswell A sweet and simple object-fit: cover or object-fit: scale-...
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Off-site avatar images are a privacy risk

The user avatars that are displayed on every post are not all hosted on SE's imgur account, but on sources outside the control of Stack Exchange. The most prominent ones are Gravatar, Facebook and ...
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Changing the picture to Identicon/uploaded picture doesn’t change the picture during sign-up process

Changing the profile picture to Identicon or uploading a new picture doesn’t change the picture in corresponding block (on the right hand side of “change picture” button) during sign-up process:
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Why don't Stack Exchange websites show my profile picture that I have already uploaded?

When setting up my profile, I uploaded my profile picture. After that, I installed the app in my tablet, but when I signed in, I didn't find my profile picture. I tried again to upload another profile ...
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Profile image proportions are broken

On some user profiles, e.g. here image proportions are broken: Image on activity tab or on network profile page isn’t distorted: The issue is probably related to the old one: Avatar ...
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Are pictures of this or that past dictator appropriate as avatar pictures? [duplicate]

I just came across a user who used this picture of fascist dictator Mussolini for his avatar. Is that legit, or well, not?
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Bug causing profile picture to change when moving comments to chat

I have a profile picture set on site A, and a different profile picture on site B. Site A is my default parent site, so it's the one that should show in all chat windows. However the image seemingly ...
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Profile picture display problem [duplicate]

Bug User Saketh Malyala's profile picture isn't displayed. My Observations Profile picture's image location: https://graph.facebook.com/384396958435934/picture?type=large Opening this URL, one is ...
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Avatars won't load in Firefox if very restrictive content blocking is enabled

This is quite a trivial bug. On https://math.stackexchange.com/tour if content blocking is enabled, avatars won't load: Content blocking is set up to custom, trackers are blocked in all windows, ...
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Monster in Top Network Askers! [duplicate]

Just... take a look at this, please: Link to reproduce, see sidebar. (It's much worse there, my screen recording frame rate isn't great.) I think it's needless to say... but: it's irritating, ...
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Why do some user profile photos display a larger thumbnail and description and others don't? [duplicate]

Sometimes the profile picture thumbnail that appears below an answer is converted into a larger picture and description, sort of a tooltip, upon mouseover, while other pictures don't display that ...
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What can we do with broken avatars generated by Google?

Recently, some users that have their avatar generated by (or just imported from?) Google have a broken avatar, since Google no longer provides an image at the given URL, but a 404. See https://cs....
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Profile pictures on the profile page shouldn't be stretched [duplicate]

It looks like there's been a recent change in the profile picture system. However, that appears to have broken images which are not squares. This is what I see on my profile page. It's horizontally ...
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My picture is missing on my profile page

The profile picture is missing on my profile page. The relevant part looks like Since this profile picture appears almost everywhere when I am referenced, quite a few other pages looks buggy. For ...
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Animated avatars in user profile and newsletter

First, to make it clear Stack Exchange does not allow animated avatars, the Can I have an animated profile picture? feature request has been declined by SE staff back in 2016. However, as of today, ...
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User image is too heavy

Just noticed on this user profile: Yes, all we know that internet is fast nowadays, but ... 1.5Mb for (scaled) 164x164 px image is too much.
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Why are a few hats still on?

Despite the closing of the Winter Bash last week, there are still a few hats on the profile pictures of some users. Is it a bug?
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Reputation leagues - displaying profile picture for the non-entry exist periods

In the Stack Exchange Leagues page, if there is no entry for the period of month, quarter and year, some user's profile picture is displayed in the leagues page. For an example in the Stellar and ...
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Broken image (error code 400) for some Facebook avatars

I noticed a broken image on this profile. Closer inspection showing the avatar throw error with status code 400, for this url: https://graph.facebook.com/280988338943803/picture?type=large Probably ...
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Can I see a profile image behind the hat?

For example, I found this profile, where the person is covered with a hat all over his avatar. Can I somehow see the real image behind?
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How can I delete the avatar auto-added to an anonymous question?

A few minutes ago, I asked an anonymous question while purposefully not logged into Stack Exchange (it was about a sensitive topic and I intended it to be anonymous). When asked for an email, I gave ...
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I can't add a profile photo

I want to add my photo to my profile page, but I can't see, Please: look at that screenshot After upload the image is complete, but it does not change the image. My image properties Kind: ...

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