Social media dimensions quick reference
Social media changes quickly, the additon of new platforms, how to manage them and how to design for them, it's a full time job keeping up. As awesome as it would be if they all had the same dimensions for everything, and you could just load photos between, this is not the case.
Social media plays an important part in all businesses marketing, in one way or another, and it is important to put across a consistent brand image on each platform. ‘The Ridiculously Exhaustive Social Media Design Blueprint’ features all of the major design dimensions for all of the major platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, YouTube, Pinterest and Instagram.
Bookmark this page, download it and share it on your own blog, give it to your designer, agency or whoever is involved in your social media efforts. Trust me, you will come back to this over and over again. Since there is a lot of detail in the below infographic, below is a quick reference guide below for some of the most commonly used dimensions.
Facebook Cover photo: 851 x 315px
Facebook Profile photo: 180 x 180px
Twitter Header image: 520 x 260px
Twitter Profile image: 81 x 81px
Google+ Cover photo: 2120 x 1192px
Google+ Profile photo: 270 x 270px
LinkedIn Cover photo: 646 x 220px
LinkedIn Profile photo: 100 x 60px
Pinterest Profile Photo: 160 x 165px
Instagram Profile Photo: 110 x 110px
YouTube Cover Art: 2560 x 1440px
YouTube Cover Art Safe Area: 1546 x 423px
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