Social Media Image Sizes - Your Simple Guide

Creating amazing graphics for Social Media can be a pain in the backside, tools like Canva make it easy at times but aren't really flexible enough for many use cases. In this article I will be talking about the sizes of images used for Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Pinterest. Think of it as your simple guide to images for social media. All sizes in pixels.

Facebook Image Sizes

Profile Photo - 180 x 180 Minimum - 160 x 160

Cover Photo / Image - 851 x 315 Minimum - 399 x 150

Timeline / Newsfeed Images - 1200 x 900

Link Images (timeline / newsfeed) - 1200 x 627

Highlighted Images (timeline) - 1200 x 717

Official Facebook Image Guide.

Twitter Image Size Guide

Profile Photo - 400 x 400 Minimum - 200 x 200

Header Photo - 1500 x 500

Stream Images - 506 x 253 Minimum - 440 x 220 Maximum - 1024 x 512

Google+ Size Guide for Images

Profile Photo - 250 x 250 Minimum - 120 x 120

Cover Image - 1080 x 608 Minimum - 480 x 270 Maximum - 2120 x 1192

Shared Images - All display as 497 width (default) Maximum - 2048 x 2048

Official Google Image Size Guidance.

Pinterest Image Size Guide

Profile Photo - 165 x 165

Pin Images (main page & boards) - Height 236

Pin Images (expanded) - Height 600

Pin Board (large thumb) - 222 x 150

Pin Board (small thumb) - 55 x 55

Pinterest scales all images to the above scales.

For a a more comprehensive guide visit sproutsocial.

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