Profile Photo Guidelines and Conditions

What am I allowed to use for my profile photograph and what happens to photos that don't comply?

Last Reviewed: 04/14/2015
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We provide you with the opportunity to add a photograph to your profile to help others recognize you. Your photo can be removed by LinkedIn if your profile image doesn't include your likeness or a headshot photo. Some examples of photos that shouldn't be used are:

  • Company Logos
  • Landscapes
  • Animals
  • Words or phrases

All photos must comply with our User Agreement. If we remove your photo, you can upload a different photo of yourself to remedy this situation. If we remove your photo 3 times, you won't be able to upload a photo to your profile again. You can also:

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