Monday, August 3, 2015

Social Media Images Recommended Sizes

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Your images need to be the correct size for each social channel to maintain their proportion and clarity. Here is a guide to help you get the most of the Social Media promotion.


The recommended size for your Facebook page’s cover photo is 851 pixels wide by 315 pixels tall.
Your profile photo should be 160 pixels wide by 160 pixels high.
The recommended size for the images used in your wall is 1,200 x 650 pixels
The group cover photo size must be at least 400 pixels wide by 150 pixels high


Your account’s header photo, the recommended size is 1500 pixels wide by 500 pixels high
Your profile photo should be uploaded at 400 pixels wide by 400 pixels high, although it will be displayed at 200 pixels wide by 200 pixels high.
Images for posts at 1024 pixels wide by 512 pixels high

Google +

The recommended size for the cover photo is 1080 pixels wide by 608 pixels high
The smallest size you can use for your profile photo is 250 pixels wide by 250 pixels high, although a larger size is recommended.
Post photos in the news feed display in different sizes, without specific recommendations by Google+.
If you run a Google+ community, your community’s profile photo must be a minimum of 960 pixels wide by 540 pixels high.


Your channel art (similar to a cover photo) that’s 2560 pixels wide by 1440 pixels high.
The minimum size for your profile photo is 98 pixels wide by 98 pixels high, but it’s recommended that you upload an image that’s 800 pixels wide by 800 pixels high.
The recommended size for your thumbnail image is 1280 pixels wide by 720 pixels high


Your Pinterest profile photo should be 165 pixels wide by 165 pixels high.
Since you can’t upload a specific board cover image, you need to choose a pin within the board that has a standout section to crop.
Pins should be verticaly oriented, a 600 px wide image should be between 900 px and 2100 px tall.


The suggested size for your profile photo varies across multiple sources from 110 pixels wide by 110 pixels high, to 161 pixels wide by 161 pixels high.
Instagram post images have increased in size, allowing you to upload images at 1936 pixels wide by 1936 pixels high.

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  1. Thank you. It really helps. It is hard to keep on changing sizes but I guess it must be done if you are to optimize it for a certain page.

  2. This is so helpful! I'm always Googling it, so it's nice to have all the info in one spot. Thanks!


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