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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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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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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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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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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May the photo of a nonfamous person be used as an avatar?

The terms of use state: Under no circumstances will Subscriber use the Network or the Service to [...] (c) create a false identity or to impersonate another person Since there are many avatars of ...
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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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Changing Profile Picture Doesn't Work

I want to change my profile picture. I did all the necessary steps and it changed my profile picture- however, when I reload the page the new profile picture goes back to my old profile picture. I ...
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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 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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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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Do not load Facebook-based avatars directly from the Facebook CDN

Users who register for their account via Facebook get their Facebook profile photo as their default avatar. However, the avatar is not copied to SE servers or Imgur, and thus the original URL is kept. ...
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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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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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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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Why is there a peeking duck in my profile pic?

In my SO profile, you may see something odd: a peeking duck. I've just recently uploaded this new profile picture of mine. I checked it after the upload and everything's fine. After a few hours, I ...
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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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Flair avatar wrong size

I was about to link to my flair, when I noticed my avatar doesn't quite fit... This looks like a bug with the new upload-your-own feature; you are not using a Gravatar image, and that's where this ...
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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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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 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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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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Bug upload picture Stack Overflow

I've got a bug while I'm trying to change my avatar on Stack Overflow. When I want to change it, I've got a strange display bug. After I successfully uploaded my avatar from my computer, nothing ...
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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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Avatar from Google account?

I have figured out I must use GRAVATAR service when I want to change my avatar. However, I have read in Avatar changed into my Facebook picture after adding Facebook to my account? that Facebook ...
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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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Extend profile hiding in chat for suspended users

When a user is suspended, their account is reduced to 1 rep and all of his privileges are stripped. However, they can still join chat rooms. This leads to various forms of possible abuse (all of ...
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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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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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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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How do I change my profile picture, or avatar?

Where does the image come from? How do I change my profile picture, or avatar? How do I change my profile picture on all SE sites at once? How can I use different avatars on different SE sites? How do ...
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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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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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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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Avatars in answer boxes are downscaled incorrectly on Retina displays

I just changed my avatar on SE, and noticed that it's quite blurry in answer boxes: I opened the image in a new tab, and it looked a lot nicer. (It also looks like this on my non-Retina external ...
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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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How is the default user avatar generated?

Is there a name for the default avatars that are generated for users who do not assign one themselves? Not the avatar of the blank user, but the one made up of shards, shapes, and colours: Is ...
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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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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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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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