Social Media Specifications Your Creative Team Needs To Know

A Social Media Manager’s worst nightmare? Dealing with the creative teams and having them understand what dimensions you need for a creative and why some of the dimensions are so unique.

Giving them those image specifications (oh it’s in my inbox, can you please resend it?) over and over again is not exactly what dreams are made of, but don’t you worry folks – we’ve got metrics sorted for you guys!

Facebook

  • Cover image: 828 x 315
  • Profile image: ≥180 x 180
  • Shared image: 1200 x 900
  • Shared link preview image: 1200 x 628

Twitter

  • Header image: 1500 x 500
  • Profile image: 400 x 400
  • Timeline image: 506 x 253

Google+

  • Profile image: 250 x 250
  • Cover image: 1080 x 608
  • Shared image: 506 pixels wide
  • Shared video: ≥506 x 284
  • Shared link image thumbnail: 150 x 150

Instagram

  • Profile image: 110 x 110
  • Image thumbnail: 161 x 161
  • Shared images: 1080 x 1080
  • Shared videos: 1080 pixels wide

BONUS : Want to figure out how Instagram Algorithm works for optimal post performance? 

Pinterest Image Sizes

  • Profile image: 180 x 180
  • Board cover image: 214 x 100
  • Pin preview: 238 pixels wide

LinkedIn

  • Banner image: 1850 x 200
  • Profile image: 400 x 400
  • Cover image: 1536 x 768
  • Shared image: 350 pixels wide
  • Shared link preview: 180 x 110
  • Logo image: 400 x 400

YouTube

  • Channel cover images: Varies by viewing platform
  • Channel icon: 800 x 800
  • Video thumbnail: 1280 x 720

Tumblr

  • Profile image: 128 x 128
  • Image post: 500 x 750 | 1280 x 1920 maximum

Snapchat

  • Geofilter: 1080 x 1920

If you’re the perfectionist, you’ll need some more specifics – like how much would the thumbnail be, the mobile view dimensions and more, the good guys at Spredfast have put together this beautiful infographic that’ll come in handy!

 

All dimensions are in pixels, width x height.
These dimensions have been updated for 2017, got something else to add to this? Mention it in the comments below!

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