a super useful invention if you are building a site and you are going to choose 18 out of 127 pictures... it is also useful on porn sites...
that's exactly it.
thumbnail of an image for preview... (see unidentified object)
eng. stamp image
you can design thumbnails from canva.com. https://www.canva.com/
technology that makes women look more beautiful than they are on social media. however, the beauties are not 10 megapixels, without these low resolutions we have.
this is what i came across when i looked at the patents on google today. this is a patented product (idea), we don't know. the people who bought the patent in 1997 sold it to microsoft, as far as i can tell. http://www.google.com/…fwiaaaaebaj and dq=graphic image
they are often misleading photos that video siters put in order to attract viewers. these thumbnails range from a photo of him kissing with another video siter of the opposite sex, to the fact that he took a ring in his hand, censored by appearing topless, or putting his crying face and writing "i am gay". they try to watch something unrelated after the video is opened.