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 is my avatar broken? [duplicate]

My profile shows this: but the toolbar shows this: It looks like the 24-pixel generated mini-avatar on imgur is broken: but other sizes are OK: I realize that this is probably an imgur bug, but I ...
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bug in user image in chat

In chat certain users image is not showing correctly but when we change 16 to 18 in image src it just works fine please let me know if its dup i tried but couldn't find
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Change profile image globally

I changed my profile picture two weeks ago using the "upload picture" functionality on Stack Overflow. On my Network profile and Stack Overflow profile, the new image shows fine. However, on my other ...
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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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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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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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Show the avatar of related site of a chat-room instead of parent site of a user

Currently, in the chat-rooms the avatar is shown from the parent site that a user selected in the chat profile. So, throughout SE network in (any) chat-room (talking about main chat server i.e not MSE ...
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Is making yourself appear (at first glance) to be a moderator acceptable behaviour?

Note: I have read What are the rules governing display names and avatars? which was entirely focused on pretending to be a specific real-life person. On a site I use regularly, a user has a profile ...
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Profile pictures uploaded from computer still (sometimes) get a black background

The black avatar image background bug that "Alan at IMGUR" (via Geoff Dalgas) said was fixed last March isn't. Apparently, however, whether or not it gets triggered depends on the exact method used ...
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Why does my datascience.stackexchange automatically use someone else's profile? Is this a bug?

First of all, I want to make it clear that my internet connection is through a shared VPN. Many different people get access to internet using a same VPN server. This might be the reason for the ...
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Profile name and icon are broken, but only on Coffee.SE [duplicate]

My profile name and icon are fine on a half-dozen sites in the SE network, but broken on Coffee.SE. There, the user name appears as a25bedc5-3d09-41b8-82fb-ea6c353d75ae. (True Names?) This bug is new....
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Selecting one uploaded avatar (as a moderator) selects the other/both

I was editing a user's avatar, and clicked 'Uploaded picture' (the yellow triforce). The preview instead changed to a pink unikitten. Clicking the Change picture button again shows the following: ...
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Profile pictures hosted on imgur are broken in mobile view

I noticed that when using the mobile view (either on mobile device or from desktop computer) some avatars are broken, including my own, when inside question page. For example: Quick check show that ...
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If a user signs in with Facebook, their avatar comes from graph.facebook.com which may be blocked by privacy protection tools [duplicate]

It appears that some privacy protection tools (I use Privacy Badger in Chrome) block the domain on Stack Exchange sites. That means that the avatar doesn't load. It seems like this issue on the ...
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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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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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Ethics of Profile Picture Fraud?

I've noticed that very few people on Stack Overflow have an actual picture of themselves as their profile picture. Which makes it very suspicious when I see a user ask a question and they have a ...
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Animated gifs are animating

I think we have a regression. Exhibit A: Consider Animated Gif Profile pic on StackOverflow doesn't animate and the resolution: It doesn't animate because allowing it to do so would be super ...
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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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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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Non-Gravatar avatars aren't supported on StackExchange.com global profile

The StackExchange.com global profile still uses Gravatar with the email address from your primary account, even if that account isn't using Gravatar itself. For example, my global profile is synced ...
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My avatar automatically changed

A very mysterious thing happened today: my avatar changed to an upload image that I have never seen before. I did not upload this icon, I didn't change my avatar. What is happening? I found this ...
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Move profiles images to imgur when linking Facebook/Twitter profiles [duplicate]

So I had a user today whose profile image wasn't loading. It turns the user's profile image was linked to Facebook since they'd signed up using Facebook auth, and the profile image had been pulled ...
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What are the displayed and maximum uploaded profile picture sizes?

I am going to make a new avatar, but upload it directly using the new upload feature. I didn't see any information about the allowed sizes. What is the maximum size, in pixels and bytes, for ...
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'change picture' hover overlay on avatar in profile page has animation queued

The 'change picture' overlay found when hovering over the avatar on ones profile page has its animation set to be queued, as far as I can tell. Waving the cursor across the avatar will queue x amount ...
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Please make “change picture” link in profile take up the whole box it is inside of

I have a suggestion for the new profile picture function. When you hover over your profile picture, a black partially transparent overlay menu slides up from the bottom of the image, with the link "...
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Names can be hidden under hats in chat

If a user types a couple of lines right after each other in chat, the avatar grows to it's maximum size. So does the hat. Because of the size of the mask and the short length of the name, the name ...
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Why does my generic avatar keep changing?

I am using a generic avatar, and it changes daily. Is this a feature or a bug?
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Profile picture is overflowing on network profile [duplicate]

Have a look at this user's network profile. The profile picture is overflowing. While his Stack Overflow profile looks fine. Please fix this.
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Why is my profile picture suddenly inconsistent between the navigation bar and elsewhere?

Sometime in the last hour or so, the profile picture shown in my navigation bar changed, and is no longer consistent with my profile picture elsewhere: I haven't changed my profile today (or anytime ...
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How can you get a hovercard on your username? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does the User Card popup work? I've noticed some users have a nice hovercard effect on the avatars that appear on their answers/questions. What's up with that and how can ...
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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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My Avatar Changed. I didn't change it [closed]

My avatar on StackOverflow went away, and I now have a generic emblem. Same thing for Meta The two avatars were quite neutral, one was my hand on a computer keyboard, the other was a picture of ...
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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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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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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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I created my Stack Overflow account using Google OpenID, and the profile picture is from a non-publicly accessible source

I created an account using Google OpenID. Stack Exchange took a picture from a private album I had on Picasa. I find this interesting and disturbing. It's not a very good picture of me, hah. I have a ...
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Profile picture not copied to other profiles - needed for WinterBash

I've added a custom Stack Overflow avatar (yes, to support the WinterBash hats better)... but I only see the picture on StackOverflow, not on Meta or Math. How can this be? I'm also missing the ...
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Change the profile picture for all sites without syncing the whole profile

I'm looking for a functionality to upload a new profile picture and use it on all SE sites but keep individual information in each profile instead of syncing the whole profile to all sites.
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SO Careers should not be Gravatar-only [duplicate]

As for me - Gravatar does not work at all. I can't change my last gravatar to a new one, I always get 'Whoops! Something went wrong!'. I even can't file a bug, I can either read FAQ or 'ask community ...
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Avatar proportions are broken on suggested edits tool page

On suggested edits tool page I found a user avatar whose proportions are broken: In this case original image (not square sized) is scaled to square. Avatar on the user profile page has correct ...
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Profile Flair Bug [duplicate]

I am having problem in the Flair of my StackOverflow profile. The picture of any other user or person and reputation and badges are mine. What it can be ? and why ? The picture in the flair shown ...
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how can I change my photo on here? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change my profile picture, or avatar? I searched but couldn't find a post, how can I change my photo, my openID is my myspace URL which has many photos, how do I show ...
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Area 51 profile pic different

I have noticed that on the Area51 site that the profile picture which you have set for other sides is not shown and instead a default one is shown, and that you cannot upload profile pictures in the ...
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No Gravatar option when editing profile picture, only on Programmers SE [duplicate]

First of all, my profile picture on Programmers SE has changed by itself. If I recall correctly, the moment I clicked on the edit link, or when I made a change in one of the fields (not sure), the ...
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Why is my avatar picture showing up blank? [closed]

Lately, my avatar picture is not showing up. Instead, I get a grey box. I've even tried making a physically smaller image (256x256) and uploading that in its place, but it's still not showing up. ...
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Is there a way to switch from using Gravatar to using Facebook from our SE avatar?

I can only find info on how to go from Facebook to Gravatar but not the other way. Maybe I'm the only fool that would want to do this? :-)
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Image on my profile always gets truncated

The image on my profile always gets truncated. I tried different images and different sizes, but they all get truncated. I could not find any image size information in the Stack Overflow help file.

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