Social media platforms are important for your brand. Well, you already know that. But, here’s a constant challenge marketers face – the forever changing nature of these platforms. One such area is figuring out the right image size and format for all your social media images.

Here’s an infographic that can be a great asset for any social media marketer. When designing or editing a graphic for your social media stream, or simply creating a profile photo, have you ever wondered what size fits best for a specific need on a particular social network? Well, most of us have. This infographic serves as a cheat sheet for all types of images on social media. It includes recommended (and minimum/maximum) dimensions, scale, format, tips, and..

Image and photo sizes for all major social networks – Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest, Tumblr and Google+.

Bookmark this infographic (created by and refer it next time you’re creating any social media graphic.


Social Media Image SIzes Guide


Here are image sizes in text for quick reference.

Facebook Image Sizes

  • Cover photo: 815 px wide by 315 px tall
  • Profile image: 180 px wide by 180 px tall
  • Highlighted image: 1200 px wide by 717 px tall
  • Shared image: 1200 px wide by 630 px tall
  • Shared link thumbnail image: 1200 px wide by 627 px tall

LinkedIn Image Sizes

  • Background image: 1500 px wide by 425 px tall
  • Profile image: 400 px wide by 400 px tall
  • Career cover photo: 974 px wide by 330 px tall
  • Banner image: 646 px wide by 220 px tall (minimum)
  • Standard logo: 400 px wide by 400 pixels tall (maximum)

Pinterest Image Sizes

  • Profile image: 165 px wide by 165 px tall
  • Board display: 22 px wide by 150 px tall
  • Pin sizes: 236 px wide

Instagram Image Sizes

  • Profile image: 110 px wide by 110 px tall
  • Photo size: 1080 px wide by 1080 px tall
  • Photo thumbnails: 161 px wide by 161 px tall

Twitter Image Sizes

  • Header photo: 1500 px wide by 500 px tall
  • Profile image: 400 px wide by 400 px tall
  • In-stream photo: 440 px wide by 220 px tall

YouTube Image Sizes

  • Video uploads: 1280 px wide by 760 px tall
  • Channel cover photo: 2560 px wide by 1440 px tall

Tumblr Image Sizes

  • Profile image: 128 px wide by 128 px tall
  • Image post: 500 px wide by 750 px tall

Google+ Image Sizes

  • Profile image: 250 px wide by 250 px tall
  • Cover image: 1080 px wide by 608 px tall
  • Shared image (on home stream): 497 px wide by 373 px tall
  • Shared image (on feed or your page): 150 px wide by 150 px tall
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