2016 Social Media Image Dimensions Size Guide

You work really hard with adding social media into your marketing efforts, and you start to get frustrated with having your images being cropped wrong by Twitter and Facebook, or an image is Blurry on Instagram or Pinterest. Retaining brand consistency when posting on social media is important when communicating online, but it’s not just your message that needs to remain clear, it’s your imagery too. Avoid the frustration, with knowing the correct image dimensions to use for social media profile pages and posts. Feel free to use this handy guide before posting to ensure your social media banners, profile images and logos are sized correctly, and appear as they should. We’ve covered the image dimensions you should use for Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Google Plus, LinkedIn, and YouTube. Enjoy.



2016 Facebook Dimensions

  • Facebook Cover Photo dimensions: 851 x 315 px
  • Facebook Profile Image dimensions: 180 x 180 px
  • Facebook Shared Image dimensions: 1200 x 630 px
  • Facebook Shared Link dimensions: 1200 x 627 px
  • Facebook Highlighted Image dimensions: 1200 x 717 px


2016 Pinterest Dimensions

  • Pinterest Profile Image dimensions: 165 x 165 px
  • Pinterest Board Display dimensions: 222 x 150 px
  • Pinterest Pin dimensions: 236 width


2016 Twitter Dimensions

  • Twitter Header Photo dimensions: 1500 x 500 px
  • Twitter Profile Photo dimensions: 400 x 400 px
  • Twitter In-Stream Photo dimensions: 440 x 220 px


2016 Google+ Dimensions

  • Google Plus Profile Image dimensions: 250 x 250 px
  • Google Plus Cover Image dimensions: 1080 x 608 px
  • Google Plus Shared Image dimensions: 497 x 373 px or 150 x 150 px


2016 Instagram Dimensions

  • Instagram Profile Image dimensions: 110 x 110 px
  • Instagram Photo Thumbnail dimensions: 161 x 161 px
  • Instagram Photo dimensions: 640 x 640 px


2016 YouTube Dimensions

  • YouTube Channel Cover Photo dimensions: 2580 x 1440 px
  • YouTube Video Upload dimensions: 1280 x 760 px


2016 LinkedIn Dimensions

  • LinkedIn Standard Logo dimensions: 100 x 60 px
  • LinkedIn Square Logo dimensions: 150 x 50 px
  • LinkedIn Career Cover Photo dimensions: 974 x 300 px
  • LinkedIn Banner Image dimensions: 646 x 220 px

pc-leafPeggy Hiemer is one of the content team managers at Apple Pie Design. Follow her team on Facebook and on Twitter