What does "the uploaded file is not a valid image" mean?

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    When I try to upload a new image for my background, I keep getting an error message saying, “The uploaded file is not a valid image. Please try again”. I have no idea what this means? “Not a valid image?” What doest that mean? Why doesn’t it give more information so I know what to do?

    The blog I need help with is thisismylemonade.wordpress.com.


    What type of image are you trying to upload? WP only accepts certain file types:


    Currently, you are permitted to upload the following file types to your WordPress.com blog (no upgrade required):



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