Here’s Your Go-To Social Media Image Size Cheat Sheet[ Bookmarkable]

When you’re selecting encompas photos, shared images, and other social media assets, knowing the basic image dimensions might not cut it.

What if you want to make sure a certain part of your encompas photo isn’t obstructed by your profile photo? And what’s discrepancies between shared link thumbnails, or in-stream photos — are the dimensions different for those working?

As it turns out, sizing images correctly for social media is no simple undertaking. Even just for Facebook marketing, photo dimensions vary according to where and how it’s shared — from encompas photos, to timeline images, to profile pictures.

But if you’re looking for a detailed guide on social media image sizings, you’re in luck — this infographic from Spredfast has you encompassed. It’s a valuable resource to keep on-hand for the next time you’re designing or selecting visual content for your social channels. And for quicker reference, scroll down to see a written listing of essential social media image dimensions.

So, without further ado — let’s get visual.


Social Media Image Sizes: Quick Reference

All dimensions below are in pixels, width x height.

Facebook

With 2 billion daily active users, Facebook continues to outpace other social media channels. The images you use here are crucial — choosing a lower-quality one can make or violate your engagement. Pro tip: The style images display on your own timeline might look different.
Cover image: 828 x 315 828 x 315 Profile image: aY= 180 x 180 aY= 180 x 180 Shared image: 1200 x 900 1200″ x 900 Shared link preview image: 1200 x 628 Header image: 1500 x 500 1500″ x 500 Profile image: 400 x 400 400 x 400 Timeline image: 506 x 253 Profile image: 250 x 250 250 x 250 Cover image: 1080 x 608 1080″ x 608 Shared image: 506 pixels wide 506 pixels wide Shared video: aY= 506 x 284 aY= 506 x 284 Shared link image thumbnail: 150 x 150 Profile image: 110 x 110 110 x 110 Image thumbnail: 161 x 161 161 x 161 Shared images: 1080 x 1080 1080″ x 1080 Shared videos: 1080 pixels wide Profile image: 180 x 180 180 x 180 Board cover image: 214 x 100 214 x 100 Pin preview: 238 pixels wide Banner image: 1850 x 200 1850″ x 200 Profile image: 400 x 400 400 x 400 Cover image: 1536 x 768 1536″ x 768 Shared image: 350 pixels broad 350 pixels broad Shared link preview: 180 x 110 180 x 110 Logo image: 400 x 400 Channel cover images: Differs by viewing platform Differs by viewing platform Channel icon: 800 x 800 800 x 800 Video thumbnail: 1280 x 720 Profile image: 128 x 128 128 x 128 Image post: 500 x 750 | 1280 x 1920 maximum

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