Social Media Image Dimensions [ as at 2017 ]

You know all those annoying messages and frustration when you tried to use the wrong size picture for the cover/profile on Facebook? Well, here’s a list of the actual dimensions required by most of the major Social Media players to keep you frustration free. Bookmark for later, you know you will need them…

Cover Photo Dimensions

  • Twitter header: 1500px x 500px
  • Facebook cover photo size: 851px x 315px
  • Pinterest cover photo: 217px x 147px (cover image for Board)
  • LinkedIn cover photo: 974px x 300px
  • YouTube cover photo: varies but use 1546px x 423px for desktop machines
  • Google+ cover photo: 2120px x 1192px
  • Medium profile picture size: 1400px x 1120px

Profile Picture Dimensions

  • Twitter profile picture size: 400px x 400px
  • Facebook profile picture size: 180px X 180px
  • Instagram profile picture size: 110px x 110px
  • Pinterest profile picture size: 165px X 165px
  • LinkedIn profile picture size: 400px x 400px
  • YouTube profile picture size: 800px x 800px
  • Google+ profile picture size: 250px x 250px
  • Medium profile picture size: 400px x 400px
For a completely comprehensive set I recommend this article at Sprout Social
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