Searching for the ultimate social media cheat sheet?
I’ve been looking forever, and can’t find one that’s completely correct. So I made my own!
Simple – but accurate! Outdated infographics are still widely posted and shared, despite their misinformation. Here are the updated social media sizes, as of July 12, 2015.
Essential sizes for Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram, AND YouTube. Please leave a comment if any need to be corrected. I’ll update as quickly as possible!
Social Media Photo Sizes Quick Reference
Here’s a brief rundown of some critical social media photo sizes.
Facebook Photo Sizes
- Facebook Cover photo size: 851 x 315 | How to make a Facebook Cover Photo for $15
- Facebook Profile photo size: upload 180 x 180 | Make the best Facebook Profile Picture
- Facebook App / Tab thumbnail size: 111 x 74 | How to make custom App / Tab images
- Facebook Link preview size: min. 600 x 315 | How to get a LARGE link thumbnail
- Facebook Photo post size: min. 504 x 504 | 2014 Facebook wall photo sizes tips
- Facebook Group Cover photo size: 801 x 250 | Facebook Group Cover Photo tips & ideas
- Facebook Event Cover photo size: 784 × 295 | Facebook Event image tips
- Facebook ad sizes: COMPLETE infographic of ALL Facebook photo sizes, including ads: Mega Facebook sizes infographic
Twitter Photo Sizes
- Twitter Header size: 1500 x 500 | Twitter header details and free template
- Twitter Profile size: 400 x 400
- Tweeted Image size: min. 440 x 220 | Tips using on Twitter Images
Google+ Photo Sizes
- Google+ Cover photo size: 1080 by 608 | Update your Google+ Cover Photo
- Google+ Profile photo size: 250 x 250
LinkedIn Photo Sizes
Now you can upload a banner image for your profile page! LinkedIn calls this a “background,” but it’s more like a cover photo, or horizontal banner at the top of the page.
- LinkedIn profile “background”: try 1500 x 500 | How to repurpose your Twitter header for LinkedIn
- Linked in profile picture: 500 x 500
- LinkedIn Cover photo size: 646 x 220
- LinkedIn status update OR blog post image size: 698 x 400
- LinkedIn logo size: 100 x 60 horizontal or 50 x 50 square
Pinterest Photo Sizes
- Pinterest Profile Photo size: 165 x 165
- Maximum pin width when clicked: 735
- More Pinterest image optimization tips
Instagram Photo Sizes
- Instagram Profile Photo size: 110 x 110 minimum | Rock your IG profile photo
- Instagram photo size: use 1080 x 1080 for best quality | Instagram photo size tips
YouTube Photo Sizes
- YouTube Channel Art size: 2560 x 1440 | Right click to download template
- Be sure to check the template as cropping varies widely from TV to mobile to desktop
- Video thumbnail: 1280 x 720
- Channel icon: 800 x 800
Social Media Cheat Sheet 2015: Must-Have Image Sizes
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