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Strike a Pose: Add a Photo to Your Hotpot Profile

Friday, January 21, 2011 | 9:19 AM

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Ah, the profile picture. Your online face to the world! Now that your Hotpot recommendations are showing up in your friends' searches, be sure to take a second and add a photo to your profile (on the desktop app, click your nickname at the top left and you'll get the prompt). No one wants to see that boring default gray silhouette next to a well-crafted review of your favorite new cafe — they want to see you!

Posted by Vanessa Schneider, Hotpot Team

4 comments:

Kristian said...

Cool, but I'd prefer if it were using my Google Profile photo.

Vanessa Schneider said...

Thanks for the suggestion. Let me take that one back to the team to see how we can make it more seamless.

- Vanessa, Hotpot community manager

Kristian said...

I have a couple other suggestions, but they are off-topic for this post as they are related to Google Buzz, Google Contacts, and Hotpot Friends. Is there a place where I might be able to submit these suggestions?

Also, have you considered creating an official Google Buzz account?

Vanessa Schneider said...

Feel free to send your feedback my way: vanessa at google dot com.

Thanks!
-Vanessa