Am I the only one who thinks it's weird when folks use some humanoid avatar that looks nothing like them when being like a YouTube influencer or whatever?
Like, all media surrounding X person depicts a woman(banner, profile picture, twitter profile picture, Facebook profile picture, etc) yet the person clearly identifies as a man. Idk, just seems like someone trying to capitalize on the "I clicked because woman"
@brandon Probably because it works, I have my dog as an avatar because I realised most people just respond better and kinder to it for some reason.
@sotolf I mean that's a different story, I would say.
I'm talking about folks who are literally making money off of their branding
@brandon I come from the early days of the internet and internet gaming where everyone is a man unless proven otherwise, regardless of what your avatar looks like.
@matt Repeated situations where I was like "oh nice! This is a girl who created this" have sort of trained that out of me. I've tried to just, nothing..no gender, it seems like peripheral information at this point
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