Social Media Image Sizes: An Always-Up-to-Date Guide

Social Media Image Sizes

It goes without saying that your online presence as a brand should be a top priority. Part of that presence is how your branding looks across your social media accounts.

As an inbound marketing agency and design firm, we’re forever looking up social media image sizes. That’s why we compiled this post to provide you with the most up-to-date social media image sizes and dimensions, so you can be sure you’re uploading with the confidence that the picture will look great. We’ll continue to update this page when dimensions change – and they always do. You can trust us to always be up-to-date on social media image sizes, and if we’re not, please let us know.

All dimensions are in pixels. For best results, we recommend using PNG files.

Facebook | Twitter | LinkedIn | Google+Instagram | YouTube | Pinterest

Facebook Image Sizes

The Facebook image sizes below are up-to-date as of May 9, 2017.

Profile Picture: ≥180 x 180

(displays as 170 x 170 on desktop; 128 x 128 on mobile)

Cover Photo: 828 x 315

(displays as 820 wide x 312 tall on desktop; 640 wide x 360 tall on mobile; minimum dimensions: 720 wide)

Event Image: 500 x 262

NOTE: Everything above can be doubled for retina displays to ensure quality.

Shared Image:

  • Recommended: 1200 x 630
  • Minimum: 600 x 315
  • Can be up to 8MB

Shared Link: 1200 x 628

Shared Video: 1200 x 675

Photo Thumbnail: 105 x 105

Video Thumbnail (Large): 319 x 176

Video Thumbnail (Small): 157 x 87

Open Graph (OG) Images:

Recommended size: 1200 x 630

Minimum size: 600 x 315

Aspect Ratio: 1.91:1

Twitter Image Sizes

The Twitter image sizes below are up-to-date as of May 9, 2017.

Profile Photo: 400 x 400

Header Photo: 1500 x 500

Picture in Tweet: 1024 x 512 (cannot exceed if you want users to see entire image without needing to be expanded)

Displays in Timeline: 506 x 253

Twitter Cards: For in-depth information, sizes, and best practices, head here.

LinkedIn Image Sizes

The LinkedIn image sizes below are up-to-date as of May 9, 2017.

Profile Photo: 400 x 400

Background Photo (Personal Profile): 1536 x 768

Banner Image: 1850 x 200

Standard Business Logo: 400 x 400

Square Business Logo: 300 x 300

Careers Cover Photo: 1536 x 768

Shared Image: 1200 x 630 (minimum 350 pixels wide)

Company Page Photos: 900 x 600

Open Graph (OG) Images:

Recommended size: 1200 x 630

Minimum size: 600 x 315

Aspect Ratio: 1.91:1

Note: In order to display the best quality presentation on LinkedIn.com, the OG image should be at least 80 x 150 to prevent it from being stretched to fit the layout.

Google+ Image Sizes

The Google+ image sizes below are up-to-date as of May 9, 2017.

Profile Photo: 250 x 250

Cover Photo (Desktop)

  • 968 x 545  (Minimum: 480 x 270; Maximum: 2120 x 1192)
  • Recommended: From 920 x 250 to 1080 x 608 (to avoid mobile cropping)

Shared Image: 502 x 282 (can be uploaded up to 2048 x 2048) 

Shared Link: 502 x 250

Highlighted: 502 x 892 (Maximum height)

 

Instagram Image Sizes

The Instagram image sizes below are up-to-date as of May 7, 2017.

Profile Picture: Must be at least 150 x 150

Shared Square Image Size: 1080 x 1080

Shared Vertical Image Size: 1080 wide x 1350 tall

Shared Horizontal Image Size: 1080 wide x 566 tall

Shared Video: 1080 pixels wide

 

YouTube Image Sizes

The YouTube image sizes below are up-to-date as of May 9, 2017.

Channel Icon: 800 x 800

Channel Banner Photo: 2560 x 1440

TV Display: 2560 x 1440 px

Desktop Display: 2560 x 423

Tablet Display: 1855 x 423

Mobile Display: 1546 x 423

Uploaded Video: Up to 2560 x 1440 ; ideal size: 1280 x 760

Pinterest Image Sizes

The Pinterest image sizes below are up-to-date as of May 9, 2017.

Profile Image: 165 x 165

Board Cover Image: 214 x 100

Boards:

Large Thumbnail: 222 x 150

Small Thumbnail: 55 x 55

Pins:

Pin Image Preview: 238 wide x scaled height

Expanded Pin Max: 736 x scaled height

 

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