The secret language of profile photos

The secret language of profile photos

Headshots, kittens or group selfies – the profile photos we choose reveal a great deal about us. Here are some interesting findings on how to interpret them. The stamp on the envelope Profile pictures are our self-chosen public representations. These visuals show how we see ourselves and how we want to be seen by others, which makes them extremely intriguing to psychologists. A research team at the University of Pennsylvania recently found that certain personality traits determine what images we use. The scientists analyzed 66.000 Twitter profile photos and estimated…