LinkedIn and profile picture.

A new social network platform called LinkedIn was launched in 2003. Although, initially it didn’t engage many users, today it seems to be one of the biggest professional social networks. “It is the place to find other professionals and be found by other professionals”. (Schaffer, 2009). The main difference between LinkedIn and other social networks is its professionalism. This social network is ideal for community building and employment. Online community is thought to be a place where “people with shared interests or goals for whom electronic communication is a primary form of interaction”. (Dennis, Pootheri, Natarajan, 1998). Due to its professional character a major issue concerned nowadays is what type of photograph users should use as profile picture. Continue reading “LinkedIn and profile picture.”