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Content marketing: your ultimate social media image size cheat sheet

December 14, 2018

Great, you’re all clued up on Facebook’s image sizes, let’s apply the same to Instagram, Twitter, Linkedin and the rest of your social channels! We’re going to stop you right there. There are many aspects to Content Marketing that you should be aware of, and sizing images is one of them.

Sizing images correctly for your social media platforms is a lot trickier than what it may seem at first. For example, shared link images have different dimensions to shared images. But, it is not the same across all channels. Each social media platform’s image dimensions are unique. Each photo’s dimensions will vary depending on where the image is being shared, so it’s important to stay up to date with the latest sizes so that your social media platforms look professional and cohesive.

Fortunately, we’ve got you covered with our Content Marketing: Ultimate Social Media Image Size Cheat Sheet.

Our Infographic covers the correct image sizes for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Google Plus, and Youtube. Keep our visual guide on hand for designing and selecting your visual content and scroll down to the bottom of the page for a quick list of image size essentials.

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Social media image cheat sheet

Content marketing: social media cheat sheet

Content marketing: social media cheat sheet

1. Facebook

  • Cover image: 828 x 315
  • Profile image: ≥180 x 180
  • Shared image: 1200 x 900
  • Shared link preview image: 1200 x 628

2. Twitter

  • Cover image: 1500 x 500
  • Profile image: 400 x 400
  • Timeline image: 506 x 253

3. Instagram

  • Profile image: 110 x 110
  • Image thumbnail: 161 x 161
  • Shared images: 1080 x 1080

4. LinkedIn

  • Banner image: 1850 x 200
  • Profile image: 400 x 400
  • Shared image: 350 pixels wide
  • Shared link preview: 180 x 110

5. Google Plus

  • Cover image: 1080 x 608
  • Profile image: 250 x 250
  • Shared image: 506 pixels wide

6. YouTube

  • Channel art: different on various viewing platforms
  • Channel icon: 800 x 800
  • Video thumbnail:  1280 x 720

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