Trash-talking Avatars: the danger of lurid likenesses


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Just a word of warning before you set up a google account with an avatar like the above munchkin: don’t. That is, not if you are older than 16, or are in the throws of preparing for a sucessful future/present career. According to Gartner Newsroom, visually represented by avatars, people’s online personalities are under scrutiny from both friends and potential business contacts.

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