Facebook is a social media platform that promotes user identity. It allows users to include in their Facebook accounts information as well as details that enable other users and people to better identify as well as relate with them better. Such information and details include username, phone number, family members, place of work, education, marital status as well as profile picture and Facebook timeline cover picture. Facebook timeline cover picture is an image that appears on user’s profile. Profile picture and Facebook timeline cover picture are two different entities. Profile picture is smaller that Facebook timeline cover picture and appears below the timeline cover picture. Facebook profile picture appears besides user’s Facebook name and it is usually the image other users see when you update your status, comment on their status as well as when you post or comment on anything.
Facebook timeline cover picture is optional for users. However it is important for users to have a cover picture for better identity. Facebook timeline cover picture is necessary as well as important especially for business persons and celebrities. It helps them better market themselves to the world as well as to their fans. Users get to understand as well as relate with other users from what is presented by the users on their timeline and profile. Users can upload on any Facebook timeline cover picture that they relate with or feel will better represent their identity. Users should however be aware that Facebook timeline cover picture is visible to everybody and should therefore be careful to upload a picture that represents their image as well as personality. A cover picture is not private and is visible to the public.
How to Add a Facebook Timeline Cover Picture
Adding a timeline cover picture is optional however important for users. The process of adding a cover picture is same for both Facebook individual accounts as well as for Facebook pages and business Facebook accounts. Below are steps to follow:
1.Log into your Facebook account
2. From your news feed click on your Facebook name. This takes you to your Facebook timeline.
3, Hover your mouse on the blurry camera icon and click on add cover photo
4. Click on upload photo to upload a new picture from your phone or computer
5. Click on save changes
Your Facebook timeline cover picture makes a statement generally about you to the public. The cover picture is large in size than the profile photo. Timeline cover picture sets the background of your timeline. Users can add any photos they better associate themselves with as their timeline cover picture.