Image Sizes for Social Networks

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Published on 27/11/2019

Whether it’s the profile picture, the cover image or any other images, you need to constantly update your accounts on social networks when the settings change. Here’s the complete updated list of image dimensions (in pixels) for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn, Tumblr and Pinterest

Last update: November 27, 2019 (logos and sizes verified). All dimensions are in pixels.

Quick access : Facebook – Twitter – Instagram – YouTube – LinkedIn – Pinterest – Tumblr

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Image size for Facebook (profile, cover, posts...)

Image size for Facebook (profile, cover, posts…)

In summary:

  • Cover photo: 851 x 315
  • FILE PHOTO 180 x 180 (but it is displayed as 170 x 170)
  • Image for one post: 1200 x 628 (ratio 1.91:1)
  • Image for a featured post (front page): 1200 x 717
  • Image for event coverage: 1920 x 1080

Here are the details for the Facebook banner (page) size:

  • desktop: 851 x 315 (2.7:1 ratio)
  • on mobile (smartphone): 640 x 360
  • minimum size of cover image or group: at least 400 pixels wide and 150 pixels high

And for the Facebook profile picture size:

  • minimum size of your profile picture: 180 x 180
  • if it is rectangular, it will be cropped for a square ratio
  • even if the Facebook profile image appears as a square on your Page, it will appear in a circular pattern in the feed and ads.
  • is displayed at 170 x 170 on a computer, 128 x 128 on a smartphone and 32 x 32 as an avatar

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Image size for Twitter (profile, cover, posts…)

  • Banner photo (cover): 1500 x 500
  • Profile photo: 400 x 400 (100 KB maximum), displayed as a circle in 200 x 200
  • Image for a post: choose a 1:2 format. So 880 x 440 recommended, will be displayed in 590 x 295. Minimum: 420 x 210, maximum: 1024 x 512
  • Image of a map (Twitter Card): 506 x 254 (ratio 1.99:1)
  • Namely:

    • Supported Formats : PNG, JPEG and GIF
    • EXIF data is deleted when importing to Twitter.

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Image size for Instagram (profile, cover, posts...)

Image size for Instagram (profile, cover, posts…)

  • For Instagram, the square format (ratio 1:1) is everywhere! Even if it is possible to send rectangular images (the Instagram landscape format is 1080 x 566), it is not recommended because they will have less visibility.
  • Profile picture: 110 x 110
  • It is advisable to upload a 1080 x 1080 photo.
  • Thumbnail photo (preview): 161 x 161
  • Large photo thumbnail: 410 x 410
  • Photo in lightbox: 2048 x 2048 maximum (but only 612 x 612 if the photo is uploaded from the phone’s camera without using the Instagram app)
  • Photo in the stream: 510 x 510
  • Photo for stories: 1080 x 1920


Image size for YouTube (profile, cover, posts...)

Image size for YouTube (profile, cover, posts…)

  • Illustration photo of the channel (Cover Art) :

    • max size on TV: 2560 x 1440 (2 MB max) 16:9 format
    • computer size: 2560 x 423 max, 1546 x 423 recommended
    • movable size: occupies the width of the screen, 1546 x 423 recommended
    • shelf size: 1855 x 423
  • Custom video thumbnail: 1280 x 720 (2 MB max), 16:9 ratio recommended, in JPEG, PNG, GIF or BMP format
  • Profile picture (channel icon): 800 x 800 recommended, displayed in 98 x 98, in JPEG, PNG, BMP or GIF (but no animated GIF file)

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Image size for LinkedIn (profile, cover, posts...)

Image size for LinkedIn (profile, cover, posts…)

  • Cover photo (corporate page banner): 1584 x 396
  • Cover photo company page: 1584 x 768
  • Career cover photo (image for a “showcase page” or “home image”): 974 x 330 (2 MB max)
  • Profile photo: 400 x 400 (4 MB max)
  • Horizontal company logo: 100 x 60
  • Square logo: 50 x 50 (used in network news)
  • Image displayed in the stream: 520 x 272 (ratio 1.91:1)

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Image size for Pinterest (profile, cover, posts...)

Image size for Pinterest (profile, cover, posts…)

  • Profile picture: 165 x 165 (600 x 600 recommended for upload)
  • Poster photo (pine / pin): width will be 550, height infinite
  • Photo of board: 222 x 150
  • Vignette: 50 x 50


  • Profile photo: at least 128 x 128

    Image in the stream: 500 x 750


This article is supposed to be always up to date, but an error can always creep in! I’m counting on you to let me know if anything is out of date… Thank you in advance!

Also, tell me if I forgot a social network (and in that case tell me the sizes of the images to use)…

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