For a long time, profile-type pictures were reserved for passports and yearbooks. Now more than ever, though, a great profile picture is required for just about every social networking connection you make.
A professional profile picture is especially key for professional networking websites, such as LinkedIn.com, and for social networking sites that may not be "for business," but your employers, future employers, and colleagues can see anyway. No "bathing suit with a beer pictures" allowed!
Check out How to Take the Perfect Profile Picture on Mashable.
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