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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Facebook, 3E by Mikal E. Belicove, Joe Kraynak

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Changing Your Profile Photo

You can swap out your Profile photo at any time by uploading a new photo or snapping a photo with a webcam attached to your computer. As soon as you change photos, Facebook updates your photo in your Profile and wherever else it appears on Facebook, including your status updates—past, present, and future.

Prior to your photo shoot, review the following guidelines and suggestions for Profile photos:

No porn—hard, soft, or otherwise.

Use a current photo—making the wrinkles disappear by uploading an old high school photo is cheating.

Use a photo of yourself—trying to pass yourself off as someone else is a violation of Facebook’s terms of use.

If someone else is in the photo, crop out that person. Otherwise, your ...

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