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Common social media image sizes


Looking for the latest social media image sizes?

I’ve put together a post of all the common social media image dimensions that you can use for designing your social media pages.

I will try to keep this post up to date with the correct sizes. Sizes were last confirmed on 19 June 2015.

Facebook

Profile picture

  • Must be at least 180 x 180 pixels¹
  • Displays at 160 x 160 pixels on your Page on computers, 140 x 140 pixels on smartphones and 50 50 pixels on most feature phones
  • Will be cropped to fit a square

Cover photo

  • 851 x 315 pixels¹
  • Displays at 851 pixels wide by 315 pixels tall on your Page on computers and 640 pixels wide by 360 pixels tall on smartphones
  • Loads fastest as an sRGB JPG that’s less than 100kb

Shared photos

  • Use images that are at least 1200 x 630 pixels²
  • At the minimum, you should use images that are 600 x 315
  • Minimum image size is 200 x 200 pixels
  • Aim for 1.91:1 aspect ratio to display the full image without any cropping

Twitter

Header photo

  • Recommended dimensions for header images are 1500×500 pixels³
  • Twitter supports JPEG, GIF, and PNG file formats
  • 60 pixels on the top and bottom could be cropped

Profile photo

  • Recommended dimensions for profile images are 400 x 400 pixels³
  • Twitter supports JPEG, GIF, and PNG file formats

Photos in Tweets

  • Photos can be up to 5MB; animated GIFs can be up to 3MB.⁴

LinkedIn

Profile photo

  • Ideal size for your photo is 400 x 400⁵
  • You can upload JPG, GIF or PNG files.
  • File size – 10MB maximum.

Background photo

  • Between 1000 x 425 and 4000 x 4000 pixels⁶
  • File type JPG, GIF or PNG
  • No larger than 4MB.

Google+

Profile photo

  • Bigger photos look better. The smallest size you can use is 250 x 250 pixels.⁷

Cover photo

  • Choose a photo that’s 1080 x 608 pixels.⁷
  • The smallest photo you can choose is 480 x 270 pixels
  • The largest photo you can choose is 2120 x 1192 pixels.

¹ https://www.facebook.com/help/125379114252045?sr=1&sid=07FjjgSRZcdr43IKh
² https://developers.facebook.com/docs/sharing/best-practices#images
³ https://support.twitter.com/articles/20823-i-m-having-trouble-uploading-a-profile-photo
⁴ https://support.twitter.com/articles/20156423-posting-photos-on-twitter
⁵ https://help.linkedin.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/1615
⁶ https://help.linkedin.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/49960
⁷ https://support.google.com/plus/answer/1057172?hl=en

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