Cheat Sheet for Social Media Image Sizes

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Does it itch to see an image not being optimized for your screen?

In this fast scrolling world of social media, visual content is an important factor to get you or your brand noticed by your target audience.

Every social media platform has varied rules for photo dimensions and they continuously keep on changing it. That is why we have designed a free resource to keep you informed about such changes in detail.

This resource gives you an insight on which image sizes and type goes well on each platform. We have mentioned the major and the most used social media platforms, such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Linkedin, Pinterest, and Youtube  

Social Media Image Sizes


Facebook has 2.38 billions of users, it has definitely captured marketer’s attention. With the right visual content, you can connect and capture a wider audience. You also need to keep in mind that your timeline looks different on various platforms, so you need to customize it accordingly.


The platforms stands alone to prove that visual content is the new king. This platforms skews heavily to the younger audience and hence allows you to be funky creative – make engaging stories or 9 grid posts.


It is a platform where people ask a lot of questions, give reviews, raise concerns and post suggestions. Great visuals with 280 characters, is a great way to create brand awareness and spread information.


It’s the most professional form social media mostly for B2B marketing. They recently separated their personal profile from business profile. If anyone glances through your profile, it should look professional and represent your brand.


Pinterest is a great medium to attract customers on your website as it comprises of numerous ways of getting clicks from your customers. You can sign in on Pinterest using Facebook which will take care of the dimensions or else you can follow the guidelines.


No one has strayed away from good art. It is important to maintain a good online presence whilst posting amazing videos. A good channel cover on your youtube can help to express yourself or your brand or what kind of videos you’ll be posting and helps the audience to stay for a longer period of time.

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Hope, this resource will help you maintain your social media presence in a professional manner. Do drop in any suggestions in the form of comments, if you need any new kind of resource from our end.


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