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I have to upload a photo?

do I have to upload a photo to activate my profile?

does it have to be a profile shot or can tehr images be used instead?

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Hi Stephanie,


You will need to upload a profile photo from yourself, I would recommend a photo from the shoulders and above. 
Just to confirm, you won't be able to submit your application for a review without a profile photo. Thank you.

~ Goran

can it be of anything like an image or photo of somethinge (not me)

If you want to have a freelancer account, then the photo will be a photo of you, not an object.


If you want to use Upwork as a client, and hire freelancers, then you may use a logo, object, avatar, or no photo at all.

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