(Updated January 2018)
As I will always be completely honest:
all information about dimensions and sizes cover for social networks , including banner, profile picture, etc., often change .
Thus the aim of this article is to provide information on measures and dimensions so that they can work with images on social networks , and also help with practical tips that can optimize the strategy of their brand, improving their image through Facebook , Twitter , Google+ and other sites.
Competition in S ocial Media is voracious, and can not waste any opportunity to attract new audiences. Users are exposed to a lot of information every minute, so the first impression you give marks must be powerful and convincing in just seconds. If you want to avoid all mistakes companies make in social networks, do not stop reading this article.
Now, I will present all the information that I have gathered with the sizes and dimensions of images to social media January 2018 as well as an infographic complete with all summary info.
– Actualizad0 in January 2018 –
Since April 2014 Twitter has a profile design that clearly looks very (very) similar to Facebook.
The intention of this change , along with the homepage, was given much more importance to the images and buttons, to bring users an experience similar to having through mobile devices .
To view the full infographic of sizes and recommended dimensions for images on social networking sites, click on the graph.
From the Twitter Help Center suggests the following measures :
Profile photos for Twitter: 400 x 400 px
Covers for Twitter: 1500 x 500 px
-minimum of 440 x 220
-Maximum of 1024 x 512
maximum file -Size: 5MB for photos and 3MB for animated GIFs .
As you know, Google+ is the social network of Google. Founded in 2011, now it has more than 300 million users monthly assets. This is the view that has a profile on the site:
Image sizes for Google+
- Size Home Google+
- The maximum size of the image cover of Google Plus can be 2120 x 1192 px
- The minimum size of the image cover Google+ can not be less than 480 x 270 px
- The recommended size of the image cover Google+ is 1080 x 608 px .
- Size Profile Picture Google+ : is 250 x 250 px
- The size of the shared images in the newsfeed is 497 x 373 px.
- The size of the images shared links in the newsfeed is 150 x 150 px.
While G + uses responsive design , and images automatically adapt to different devices , to ensure maximum quality appearance screens, tablets or smartphones , we suggest uploading them with size not less than 502 x 250 pix , or exceed 1080 x 608 pix, otherwise, some information will be lost.
Here we show how it looks on Android and iOS:
If you need to optimize an image for your brand or your professional profile, we recommend using the resolution 968 x 545 px, keeping the most important information in the central part. Here I share with you an article in which they can appreciate the differences according to the resolution of each monitor . Likewise, they may also download templates or customize your photos directamento Google Plus here
Now the turn of Facebook , social network that significantly modify the design of its interface very often.
Measures and Dimensions Optimas Image Facebook 2018
Facebook Profile Photo Size: Shown at 180 x 180 pixels on the computer and 140 x 140 pixels on smartphones. It has to be 180 x 180 pixels or larger .
Facebook Cover Size: Shown 851 pixels wide by 315 pixels high on computers and 640 by 360 pixels high on smartphones . It must be 399 pixels wide by 150 pixels high or more .
Measures Post Facebook
-> Shared Image: 1200 x 630 px.
-> Royalty shared link: 1200 x 630 px.
-> Featured image: 1200 x 1800 px.
-> Picture Stories: 750 x 1334 px.
In addition, now in Facebook profiles you can place a video rather than a profile photo with a maximum of 7 seconds .
As for the layout of the pages, be aware that a Fan Page the Information section of the cover should be used wisely, to attract new fans and the general public. I recommend that you include the address of a blog or ecommerce your brand or company in the section Information. You can also use the different tabs to provide interesting content to users and use the applications to grow your presence on other platforms.
IMPORTANT: If you plan to promote an image on Facebook for commercial purposes, please note that social network only allows 20% include text in the composition. To check if your image has allowed the amount of text you can use Facebook Text Overlay tool that lets you upload your file .JPG for review.
Youtube Cover size: 2,560 x 1,440 px
Size Profile Picture Youtube: YouTube automatically uses the Google+ profile picture associated with the channel (you can find information about the size of the image at point 2).
Devices (as in Google Plus, it automatically adjusts the picture)
Tablet Display: 1,855 x 423 px
Mobile Display: 1,546 x 423 px
TV Display: 2,560 x 1,440 px
Desktop Display: 2,560 x 423 px
Video title: up to 100 characters
description of the video: up to 5000 characters.
Dimensions Video: 2,560 x 1,440 px
Learn more about optimizing your images to Youtube in this article: Youtube Channel Art Size, Tips and More
- Size profile image Vimeo: 300 x 300 px
- Dimensions to upload video on Vimeo:
- Standard Definition 4: 3 ratio 640 x 480 px
- Standard Definition 16: 9 ratio 640 x 360 px
- Video 720p HD 1,280 x 720 px
- 1080p HD (Plus / PRO) 1,920 x 1,080 px
- Size Profile Picture Instagram: at least 150 × 150 pixels.
For photos Instagram profile, best results are obtained using PNG files.
- Photos Instagram size in pixels: To get the best resolution, recommended for photos on Instagram dimensions are 1080 x 1080.
- Oblong images: 1080 x 566 .
- Size of Video / Photo for Instagram Stories : 750 x 1334 .
- Size Profile Picture Pinterest: 165 x 165 pixels.
- Cover image size of Pinterest Boards: 222 x 150 pixels
- Image sizes for Pinterest pins: 236 pixels wide
Size LinkedIn Profile Picture: 400 x 400 px
Home measures LinkedIn (LinkedIn or Banner): 1584 x 396 px
For business pages:
Image size banner LinkedIn: minimum of 1536 x 768 pixels, PNG / JPEG / GIF format, maximum 2 MB, horizontal design, the image must be wider rather than longer.
Image size LinkedIn logo: minimum size 60 x 60 pixels, 400 x 400 pixels is the square design recommended size PNG / JPEG / GIF format, maximum 4 MB.
Use visual elements (images and videos) in your posts is essential to your audience interest and draw you into your content. It is therefore important to use the correct sizes, so that the quality of your photos will attract the eyes of the audience.