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An up-to-date guide to social media image sizes

When there's a social media update, #TeamBigwave is on it. Take a look at our quick guide for choosing the perfect size for your social media images.

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A social media account is an extension of your brand and is often the first port of call for prospective customers, so it needs to look great. 

Our useful, evergreen* guide to social media image sizes is here to help you during the design stage of your brand identity. 

* Accurate as of June 2019

 

 

Facebook Image Sizes

 

Cover image: 820 x 312 (min. 400 x 150)

Profile image: min.180 x 180

Shared post image: 1200 x 630

Shared link preview image: 1200 x 628

Event image: 1920 x 1080

 

 

Twitter Image Sizes

 

Header image: 1500 x 500 | max. 5 MB

Profile image: 400 x 400 | max.2 MB

Image in a tweet: 440 x 220

 

Tumblr Image Sizes

 

Profile image: 128 x 128

Image post: 500 x 750 (max.1280 x 1920) | max.10 MB

 

 

LinkedIn Image Sizes

 

Banner image: 1584 x 396 | max. 4 MB

Profile image: 400 x 400 (min. 200 x 200) | max.10 MB

Company Cover image: 1536 x 768

Shared image: 350 pixels wide

Shared link preview: 180 x 110

Company logo image: 300 x 300 | max. 4 MB

Company cover image: 1536 x 768 (min. 1192 x 220) | max.4 MB

Company page banner image: 646 x 220 | max. 2 MB

 

 

Instagram Image Sizes

 

Profile image: 110 x 110

Image thumbnail: 161 x 161

Shared photos: 1080 x 1080

Shared videos: 1080 pixels wide

Instagram Stories: 1080 x 1920 (min. 600 x 1067) | max. 4 GB

 

 

Snapchat Image Sizes

 

Geofilters, ads, and lenses: 1080 x 1920

 

 

 

YouTube Image Sizes

 

Channel cover images: 2560 x 1440 | max. 4 MB

Channel icon: 800 x 800

Video thumbnail: 1280 x 720

 

 

Pinterest Images Sizes

 

Profile image: 165 x 165 | max.10 MB

Board cover image: 222 x 150 (min.55 x 55)

Pinned image preview: 236 pixels wide


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