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Social Media Image Sizes Cheat Sheet 2019

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Why are Social media platforms always changing their image sizes? 

I think it’s called “progress”! It often feels like a chore to have to redo these things and worst of all, often the networks themselves are not exactly forthcoming with the preferred dimensions.

So, in order to make your life slightly simpler we are offering you a simple clean guide to image sizes for the major social media platforms; Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn (Business), LinkedIn (Personal) and Pinterest.

Download the 2019 Social Media Image Size Guide PDF

The need to maintain a unified social media presence has never been stronger, with many business listing this amongst their resolutions. 

To help you further with defining and/or implementing your social media strategy why not try our skilled Social Media Virtual Assistants. We have a team of experts ready to assist you in ensuring your brand is optimized across multiple platforms, taking those time-consuming, but all important, tasks of creating content, scheduling, posting and engaging with your audience.

Facebook Image Sizes

Profile Picture: 

800 x 800 pixels (recommended)

170 x 170 pixels (display)

Cover Image:

820 x 312 pixels

Posted Image / Share Link Graphic:

1200 x 630 pixels

Twitter Image Sizes

Profile Picture: 

400 x 400 pixels

Posted Image:

900 x 450 pixels

Shared Link Graphic:

800 x 320 pixels

Cover Image:

1500 x 500 pixels

Instagram Image Sizes

Profile Picture: 

110 x 110 pixels (minimum)

Posted Image:

1080 x 1080 pixels

Photo Thumbnail:

110 x 110 pixels (shared)

YouTube Image Sizes

Video Thumbnail:

1280 x 720 pixels

Profile Picture:

800 x 800 pixels



HD: 3840 x 2160 pixels

Cover Image (display varies by device):

2560 x 1440 pixels (desktop)

LinkedIn (Business) Image Sizes

Posted Image:

1200 x 1200 pixels

Profile Picture:

400 x 400 pixels

Shared Link Graphic: 

180 x 110 pixels

Cover Image:

1536 x 768 pixels

LinkedIn (Personal) Image Sizes

Posted Image:

1200 x 628 pixels

Profile Picture:

400 x 400 pixels

Shared Link Graphic: 

180 x 110 pixels

Cover Image / Background:

1584 x 396 pixels

Pinterest Image Sizes

Profile Picture:

165 x 165 pixels

Board cover Image:

222 x 150 pixels

Board Display (sharing):

600 x 600 pixels

Expanded Pin:

Width 236 pixels

Pin Preview (sharing):

735 x 1102 pixels