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some comments last night saying using a picture of yourself as your avatar is not good...anyone know why?

 
Queenofscrap

Asked by Queenofscrap at 6:15 PM on Oct. 20, 2010 in About CafeMom

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  • See, now I feel the opposite. I think it makes people more at ease to see a picture instead of an object or a pet. I know it does for me.
    HotMama330

    Answer by HotMama330 at 11:31 AM on Oct. 21, 2010

  • Privacy reasons is why I don't.
    xxlilmomma09

    Answer by xxlilmomma09 at 6:16 PM on Oct. 20, 2010

  • I suppose some people want to remain as anonymous as possible. Not having their image online for anybody to see, no pictures of their kids posted, no real names used... Some people are more cautious than others, I guess. Personal choice.
    Anouck

    Answer by Anouck at 6:16 PM on Oct. 20, 2010

  • Some people feel that way for security/privacy issues. If you have people who like to spy on you, having YOUR picture makes it easier to find you. But that's the same on ANY website.
    firenicecream

    Answer by firenicecream at 6:16 PM on Oct. 20, 2010

  • Because someone can take your picture and edit it to any other site.. you might find your face on someone's nude body in a porno. It's dangerous to post any personal information of any kind PERIOD!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:17 PM on Oct. 20, 2010

  • when i first joined i had my pic as my avatar and i got lots of hateful comments all the time....there were 2 people that seemed to attack me for every single thing i said. I happend to change my pic one day though and they didnt even notice..were nice. I think some people have issues with seeing a pretty face.
    shay1130

    Answer by shay1130 at 6:19 PM on Oct. 20, 2010

  • bump
    sarasmommy777

    Answer by sarasmommy777 at 9:56 PM on Oct. 20, 2010

  • privacy i guess
    san78

    Answer by san78 at 5:21 AM on Oct. 21, 2010