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Guide to Social Media Image Sizes (FREE Cheat Sheet Included!)

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Does it itch you to see social media image sizes 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 image sizes and they keep on changing it continuously. 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. 


Quick Intro on Social Media Image Sizes on Different Social Platforms

Facebook Image Sizes

Facebook is undoubtedly a big name in the industry. With over 2.38 billion users, it has indeed captured marketers’ 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.

Instagram Image Sizes

Instagram is evidence enough that visual content is obviously the new king in the era of social media. It skews heavily to the younger audience and hence allows you to be funky creative – make engaging stories or 9 grid posts.

Twitter Image Sizes

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

LinkedIn Image Sizes

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

Pinterest Image Sizes

Pinterest is indeed a great medium to attract customers on your website. It comprises of numerous ways of getting significantly more clicks from your customers. You can sign in on Pinterest using Facebook which will take care of the dimensions. However, you can also sign in using your email ID.

YouTube Video Dimensions

No one has strayed away from good art. It is indeed important to maintain a good online presence whilst posting amazing videos.

A good channel cover on your youtube can consequently help you express yourself. Furthermore, it can even help your brand. The kind of videos you’ll be posting also influences and helps the audience to stay for a longer period of time.

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