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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Please implement hats in the mobile StackExchange App [duplicate]

I am aware of Hats on iOS app? . This is a feature request to the developers to add hats to the app. I know everyone would love the ability to see those amazing pieces of apparel, and I'm wondering ...
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Is wearing/changing hat considered as changing profile picture?

I know. I know. I know it's very easy to change a profile picture, but I'm still asking this as this question is related to a secret hat called Chameleon and to earn this hat you just need to change ...
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Can I add hats to my profile image?

Am I allowed to pretend to have earned hats that I didn't, such as the Eureka hat? It's easy enough to manually add it to my image. The question is, is it allowed?
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My profile picture in the top bar is distorted [duplicate]

So this is what it looks like for me, there's a gray square which is not supposed to be there. This is persistent across computers and reboots and cache refreshes:
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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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*Why* are transparent profile pictures not supported

So, there is this bug report that is status-completed about transparent profile pictures not working, however it was 'fixed' by making the transparent background white. Then there is this bug report ...
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As a moderator, how do I handle a potentially inappropriate profile picture?

There are already at least a couple of questions (1, 2) about how to handle potentially inappropriate profile pictures, but the answer given in both cases (and other duplicates of those) essentially ...
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Profile image incorrectly marked as changed when editing other profile information

I recently decided to remove some information from my profile so rather than make the same edit 42 times I decided to use the relatively new option of only copying the changes rather than copying ...
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Chat user avatars flickering in the “users in this room” area in Firefox

Other users have reported this happens to them on Firefox too (zoom in if you can't see it at 100%): Roughly every 9 seconds the user avatars "flicker" as if they haven't been fully rendered to the ...
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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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Why is David's profile image corrupted? [duplicate]

David has a profile picture of a smiling face: However, in questions or answers, the smaller version of this image shows up with a strange grey corruption at the bottom, blocking the smile: The ...
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Showing incorrect Gravatar image

I recently realized that everywhere on stackexchange my Gravtar user image isn't showed, nowhere except Area 51. I'm aware this question exists: Why isn't my Gravatar image updating? But I haven'...
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Stack Exchange account picture policy

I have just realised that the picture I chose for my account has been changed back to the original and not by me. Has anyone else experienced this? The picture wasn't offensive or anything, so I am ...
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Upload Profile Picture hover box is inactive on “The Workplace”

The box you normally get to upload a profile pic: Heres the box on the workplace: I repro'd it on two browsers (Safari and Chrome), as two users, and on two machines. The issue may affect multiple ...
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Imgur is misbehaving!

As of right now, I don't seem to be able to load my profile picture. Nor a bunch of others. Nor even some images in posts. My profile looks like this when I load it: And here is the MSE users ...
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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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Weird profile picture URL with double query string

I just happened to notice that this user's profile picture URL looks like this: http://i.stack.imgur.com/UEJFV.gif?s=128&g=1?s=128&g=1 I don't know how that happened, but surely that's not ...
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Wrong avatars showing in iOS app

Today I found this bug (or Jon Skeet changed his avatar ;) ). When loading the list of users in the iOS app the images shown next to the users are different then expected. This in an example from ...
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Do people tend to be more hostile toward users with default gravatars? [duplicate]

When I signed up, I encountered some hostility, but it seems to have gone down since I added a personalized image. Do people on here tend to be more hostile toward users who have a default gravatar?
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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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Profile Picture visible from machine where I add it, but not from other machines

Day 1: At home, I created my Stack Exchange Account and added profile picture: it was perfectly visible. Day 2 (morning): In the office, after I logged into my Stack Exchange account, the profile ...
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Profile picture disappeared [closed]

Some profile pictures don't show up: on the top bar, on profile pages and on the page with questions. I have checked my ad blocker settings, but there is nothing that blocks the images. Gravatar ...
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Internal error when trying to change avatar

I tried to change account logo (picture). But nothing happened. In my Chrome inspector I got an error : GET http://meta.stackoverflow.com/error?aspxerrorpath=/users/popup/change-picture/245932 500 ...
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Can moderators see unused profile pictures I uploaded?

I put the default identicon as my profile picture aka avatar. I have also uploaded my photo and it is part of the uploaded pictures. Is a Moderator able to see my uploaded pictures?
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People creating fake account with name and picture of other StackOverlow users [duplicate]

I have this habit of searching Jon Skeet and checking his reputation(inspires me). But when I searched it today, I found two Jon Skeet's as : Hoping Jon Skeet doesn't have two accounts. :) Hoping ...
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Why does my profile photo thumbnail fail to fully load?

The issue is a bit silly, but still, would be nice to have it fixed. My profile photo seems to load perfectly fine on my profile page and in the top dashboard. Yet, when I am looking at my posts (...
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Can't set my picture as a profile pic?

I have logged in by using gmail account. I have tried to change the default profile picture but I can't. What's wrong with it? Even it didn't update my google profile picture. Help me to solve this ...
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The community position towards role playing in profile

Some people don't like to give their real personal data on the internet. Stack Exchange is nice about it. You need to have a user name (if you don't fill up something, you'll have this ugly auto-name ...
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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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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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Custom avatars are fetched using http instead of https [duplicate]

Stack Overflow seems to work through HTTPS connection, but the custom avatars (uploaded files, not those from gravatar) are even then fetched from http://i.stack.imgur.com/ using standard http ...
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Checkmark appears in a wrong position in profile pictures

The following screenshot is from gaming site, but the bug appears on all sites. You see the checkmark appearing next to Facebook. The profile picture is not from Facebook but is an Uploaded ...
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Display the original author's avatar on Community Wiki posts

I think that avatars on stackoverflow are really cool and I think that it is a fun way to express myself. That being said, when one of my posts becomes a Community Wiki post, I'm a little sad that my ...
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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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Reporting an inappropriate or offensive user name [duplicate]

On Stack Overflow we can raise a flag on an inappropriate comment or post. What if an user has an inappropriate user picture or name? "Inappropriate" being derogatory, rude, racially demeaning, ...
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Why did change picture fail on a png file in my profile?

I tried to update my profile with a png image, which crashed. Is png a supported filetype for the picture? If not, would it be possible to alert users before clicking the upload button?
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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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My hat hides my face?

My hat shows over my avatar so that I can't see my head on Stack Overflow and all other accounts. How can I see my head on my favorite avatar?
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No avatar on Area 51

So I was playing around on Area 51 hoping for further news on the private beta for ebooks, and noticed that my avatar (a hand) was missing. Also the Area 51 has the old toolbar. So I looked at the ...
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New top bar should render avatar with a transparent background

With the new top bar, my profile picture displays very ugly:    It has a transparent background, which is transformed into white. This used to be somewhat okay, but now the picture is used in two ...
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User's profile picture is not appearing fully in the review queue

I found this user's image in the recent reviewer's queue, It appears partially. I tried it in both chrome and Firefox. But the profile picture of that user looks fine and the popup of that queue ...
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Wrong profile pictures are display for (some) Top Askers on Hot Questions page

For some users in the Top Askers section on the Hot Questions page are wrong profile pictures displayed. Especially for the users that are on top of that list. May be it is a caching problem or that ...
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Offensive profiles - where to draw the line?

I stumbled upon a profile where the profile picture is, from my point of view, islamophobic. After browsing the Terms of Service and searching meta for the search term "offensive" I'm still not quite ...
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Unexpectedly changing identicon

I was interested if I can use a different flavor of gravatar instead of identicon. When you click on the change picture text on your profile picture it has the Identicon and Upload options. I clicked ...
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Using pictures of kidnapped kid and pretending to be them?

I saw this profile today. Wow I thought. Such a young kid and so accomplished already. I felt bad. But hey, it seems to be a joke. Let's search for his profile picture on Google! Oh.. British ...
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Decouple SE email from Gravatar email

At the moment, SE uses the "email" field your profile to look up your avatar on Gravatar. This has a few issues: If your email on SE doesn't match the email you gave Gravatar (because, for example, ...
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Multiple users with the same avatar in the chat?

I see in the chat after a while multiple users with the same avatar. I guess this must be a bug. Also after a refresh I got three same avatars which ended up on differnt SO profiles (1, 2, 3) which ...
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Why does Community User on Area 51 have random profile picture?

Community User of Area 51 has a random profile picture. Can we update it's profile picture with our standard profile picture? Edit: The community user got a random profile picture again.
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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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I uploaded my new profile picture in Movies.SE, but in other site it is not shown? [duplicate]

I changed and uploaded a new profile picture of mine in Movies.SE, but the change is not reflected in other Stack Exchange sites, the previous picture is still retained. Do I have to change the ...