You own your image

by Volker Weber

ZZ49719790

These days everybody syncs their address book from their computer, into the cloud, on to their smartphone. And along the way, it picks up your profile photo. Like it or not. Google is taking this one step further: Android phones will look up your G+ profile photo and display it when you call someone. And you will make your impression.

Check your profile photos. Do you look like a dork? This would be great time to change that.

Comments

The only picture of me Google will find, is me hiding behind my prefered toy. On ervery single photo of the last twenty years I look like a terminally ill rat. The world does not have to bear this. It's hard enough for me every morning.

Christian Tillmanns, 2013-11-06 12:24

So you are hiding in the cellar?

Volker Weber, 2013-11-06 12:39

Autsch!

Christian Tillmanns, 2013-11-06 13:32

Rats don't hide in the cellar... they live in the cellar.

They hide under your bed....

Craig Wiseman, 2013-11-06 14:17

I have DIFFERENT profile pictures for the usual suspects, even .. drumroll .. Twitter. They're all ok. Through the miracles of cloud-based-propagation (sounds like shortwave radio) friends and colleagues get a different picture, depending where their device saw me first, time of day, type of device .. there are too many parameters, its more or less arbitrary.

Bernhard Kockoth, 2013-11-08 09:23

Well, you control your image.

Volker Weber, 2013-11-08 09:26

Recent comments

Ralf ter Veer on TLS 1.2 support in Domino 9.0.1 Fix Pack 3 Interim Fix 2 at 16:21
Stefan Heinz on Amazon Cloud Drive drops the limit at 16:06
Erik Schwalb on IBM will mit Verse E-Mail neu erfinden | heise online at 14:24
Volker Weber on This is very hard to believe at 13:45
Erik Brooks on This is very hard to believe at 13:41
Tobias Hauser on Pull to the cloud at 12:39
Stefan Tilkov on Pull to the cloud at 11:05
Stefan Tilkov on Pull to the cloud at 11:00
Lars Berntrop-Bos on TLS 1.2 support in Domino 9.0.1 Fix Pack 3 Interim Fix 2 at 01:53
Max Nierbauer on Microsoft introduces Surface 3 at 22:04
Jrg Weske on Eine stolze Präsentation at 21:39
Martin Kautz on 22 Wochen mit 2600 km. Oder: Kleinvieh macht auch Mist. at 20:44
Volker Weber on IBM will mit Verse E-Mail neu erfinden | heise online at 16:57
Ralf M Petter on IBM will mit Verse E-Mail neu erfinden | heise online at 16:47
Volker Weber on Infinit is now available on iOS & Android! at 16:31
Axel Borschbach on Infinit is now available on iOS & Android! at 16:28
Volker Weber on IBM will mit Verse E-Mail neu erfinden | heise online at 15:44
Stefan Voll on IBM will mit Verse E-Mail neu erfinden | heise online at 15:41
Manfred Wiktorin on TLS 1.2 support in Domino 9.0.1 Fix Pack 3 Interim Fix 2 at 15:02
Oliver Regelmann on TLS 1.2 support in Domino 9.0.1 Fix Pack 3 Interim Fix 2 at 13:19
Volker Weber on Eine stolze Präsentation at 12:57
Matthias Welling on Eine stolze Präsentation at 12:50
Manfred Wiktorin on TLS 1.2 support in Domino 9.0.1 Fix Pack 3 Interim Fix 2 at 11:17
Volker Weber on How to get started with SONOS at 08:57
Tobias Vogel on How to get started with SONOS at 08:51

Ceci n'est pas un blog

vowe.net is a personal website published by Volker Weber a.k.a. vowe. I am an author, consultant and systems architect based in Darmstadt, Germany.

rss Click here to subscribe

Hello

About me
Contact
Publications
Certificates
Amazon Wish List
Frequently Asked Questions
Follow @vowe on Twitter

Local time is 18:33

visitors.gif

Tip jar

Archives

As most of my articles roll off the front page rather quickly, I am making an archive of previous posts available here. You can also use the handy search box at the top of the page if you are looking for something particular.

Last 30 days
More archives

Mobile tag for this page

© 1992-2015 Volker Weber.
All Rights Reserved.

Impressum