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Social Media Image Sizes - A Quick Guide


Social Media Photo Sizes - Creationz Marketing

When starting out on your socia media journey, it is important to make sure you get the basics right and one of the most common areas I see businesses struggling with is making sure image sizes are correct on each platform.

Each platform has a different size for your logo and / or cover photo and there is nothing worse than leaving an image to chance and it being stretched and re-sized beyond your control.

With this is mind, I have added the sizes for each platform below as a handy guide to start you on your journey.  Remember, a picture says a thousand words - make it count!

Facebook Image Sizes

Cover photo: 851 px wide by 315 px tall
Profile image: 180 px wide by 180 px tall
Shared image: 1200 px wide by 630 px tall
Shared link thumbnail image: 1200 px wide by 627 px tall


Twitter Image Sizes

Header photo: 1500 px wide by 500 px tall
Profile image: 400 px wide by 400 px tall
Post photo: 440 px wide by 220 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


YouTube Image Sizes

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


We will be updating this guide as and when sizes change to keep you up to date and happy to answer any question you may have.


14 Feb 2017

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