Your 2017 Social Media Image Sizes Cheat Sheet [Infographic]

Content Writer: Celia Swetland Celia Swetland Graphic Designer

Using photos in social media posts is a great way to drive follower engagement, getting you more likes and shares. But, every social platform seems to have different image size guidelines. This infographic will break down image size guidelines across Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest and YouTube.

Read on to learn more, or click the download button at the bottom to save your 2017 social media image sizes infographic for later.



Here's a breakdown of image sizes across social networks:

Facebook Image Sizes

  • Profile photo: 180 x 180 pixels
  • Cover photo: 820 x 312
  • Shared image: 1200 x 630
  • Shared link: 1200 x 627

Twitter Image Sizes

  • Profile photo: 400 x 400 pixels
  • Header: 1500 x 500
  • In-stream image: 440 x 220 (minimum)

Google+ Image Sizes

  • Profile photo: 250 x 250 pixels
  • Cover photo: 1080 x 608
  • Shared image: Displays at 497 x 373

LinkedIn Image Sizes

  • Business page banner image: 646 x 220 pixels (minimum)
  • Logo: 400 x 400
  • Shared image: 550 x 375

Pinterest Image Sizes

  • Profile photo: 165 x 165
  • Pin sizes: appear as 236 pixels wide

YouTube Image Sizes

  • Channel profile photo: 800 x 800 pixels
  • Channel cover photo: 2560 x 1440 (maximum file size is 4 MB)

Still having trouble figuring out what to post on social media? Check out our article about where to find high-quality images for social media.

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