09/18/2012 09:14 am ET Updated Nov 18, 2012

Study: Social Cues Are The Key To An Attractive Facebook Profile Picture

PROBLEM: Social networking profiles say much more about you than you can ever control. But the manufactured feel of most profiles can be transparent. The factors that shape people's perceptions of our attractiveness based on profiles photos are complicated -- they don't just take things at face value as they're thrown into the Facebook ether. In making oneself look good (or bad), what really influences people?

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