Social Media Image Sizes Cheat Sheet (New! 2018)

Social media images sizes cheat sheet

Looking for an up-to-date social media image sizes cheat sheet?

Want to save time by creating social media images that fit the first time?

With this cheat sheet, you’ll avoid the hassle of keeping track of the always changing social media image sizes and make sure your brand presents the best first impression.

This “Social Media Image Sizes Cheat Sheet” is a list of recommended photo sizes for most major social networks.

If some of the sizes look different from what you’re used to, it’s probably because a lot of social media image size posts focus on the “display size” rather than the “creation size.”

Display size vs. Creation size

One of the things I’ve noticed when researching optimal social media image sizes is the confusion that is caused by the size an image is displayed, and the size that same image should be created at.

In some circumstances, the display size and the creation size are the same – but more often than not – the creation size will be larger than the size it will appear on your social media profiles.

To avoid any confusion, I’m going to focus on the creation size for this cheat sheet.

If you’d like to know the display size for any of the social media images, I’ll post links to more in-depth articles for each social media network below.

Click the quick links below to easily jump directly to a section:

Facebook Image Sizes

Facebook Profile Picture Sizes

  • Facebook Profile Picture — 1080 x 1080 pixels 
  • Facebook Page Profile Picture — 1080 x 1080 pixels

Facebook Cover Photo Sizes

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Facebook Image Post Sizes

  • Square — 1080 x 1080 pixels
  • Horizontal #1 — 1280 x 720 pixels
  • Horizontal #2 — 1280 x 960 pixels
  • Vertical — 800 x 1200 pixels

Facebook Shared Link Image Sizes

  • #1 — 1,280 x 720 pixels
  • #2 — 1200 x 628 pixels

Twitter Image Sizes

Twitter Profile Photo Size

  • Profile Photo — 1080 x 1080 pixels

Twitter Header Photo Size

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Twitter In-Stream Photo Size

  • Square — 1080 x 1080 pixels
  • Horizontal #1 — 1280 x 720 pixels
  • Horizontal #2 — 1280 x 960 pixels

Instagram Image Sizes

Instagram Profile Photo Size

  • Profile Photo1080 x 1080 pixels

Instagram Photo Size

  • Square — 1080 x 1080 pixels
  • Vertical — 1080 x 1350 pixels

Pinterest Image Sizes

Pinterest Profile Photo Size

  • Profile Photo — 1080 x 1080 pixels

Pinterest Pinned Image Size

  • Pinned Image — 1080 x 1620 pixels

Pinterest Board Image Size

  • Board Image — 225 x 150 pixels

YouTube Image Sizes

YouTube Profile Photo Size

  • Profile Photo —1080 x 1080 pixels

YouTube Channel Art Size

  • Channel Art — 2,560 x 1,440 pixels

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YouTube Thumbnail Size

  • Video Thumbnail — 1280 x 720 pixels

LinkedIn Image Sizes

LinkedIn Profile Image Sizes

  • Profile Image — 1080 x 1080 pixels
  • Company Logo Image — 1080 x 1080 pixels

LinkedIn Cover Image Sizes

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LinkedIn Status Image Size

  • Status Image — 1280 x 720 pixels

LinkedIn Post Image Size

  • Post Image — 1280 x 720 pixels

Google+ Image Sizes

Google+ Profile Photo Size

  • Profile Photo — 1080 x 1080 pixels

Google+ Cover Image Size

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Google+ Post Image Size

  • Square: — 1080 x 1080 pixels
  • Horizontal — 1280 x 720 pixels
  • Horizontal — 1280 x 960 pixels

Google+ Shared Link Image Size

  • Shared Link Image — 1,280 x 720 pixels

🔥 Let’s Discuss!

Are there any social networks you’d like to see included? Are any of the sizes above not working for you? Let me know in the comments below so I can keep #ChasingThankYou.

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