What are the standard image and video dimensions that need to be followed for social media platforms.?
Images and Videos are the indispensable part of social media networks. But have you ever wondered why the images and videos on some networks are so perfect? Well, image size and video size matters. Let’s look into what are the image sizes for the top 9 social media platforms?
Facebook Image Sizes
Many businesses start their social media venture from Facebook. So if you get the image you upload on facebook right, you are good to start your social media venture.
Facebook Profile and Cover Image Dimensions
The Facebook profile picture is square in shape and the picture should be of dimension 180 x 180 pixels. The cover image should have a dimension of 820x 320 pixels. Also so remember your profile picture shows up in a circular shape in newsfeeds. So make sure to preview the profile picture in circular overlay before you finalize the look of your profile picture.
Facebook News Feed Post and Ad Image Dimensions
Let’s look into the image dimensions of images shown on different kinds of Facebook post:
- Facebook feed post- 940 x 788 pixels
- Facebook ads and shared link image- 1200 x 628 pixels
- Facebook Stories Image Dimensions- 1080 x 1920 pixels
- Facebook Event Cover Image Dimensions- 1920 x 1080 pixels
Instagram Image Sizes
Instagram is the game changer in social media platforms. If your business is Instagram active then you get more exposure than any other business. Let’s look into the image dimensions used on Instagram.
- Instagram Profile Image Dimensions- 110 x 110 pixels
This will be perfectly fit in the circular shape of the profile picture.
- Instagram Post and Feed Ad Image Dimensions 1080 x 1080 pixels
This image size is applicable for both images and videos. These measurements are also used for Instagram Ad images/ videos too. Portrait or landscape post are best with 1080 x 1350 pixels.
- Instagram Stories Posts and Ads Image Dimensions- 1080 x 1920 pixels.
Twitter Image Sizes
Twitter is mainly about the short and snappy text. But images also have a place in this platform.
- Twitter Profile and Cover Image Dimensions
- Twitter profile picture -400 x 400 pixels
- Cover image-1500 x 500 pixels
- Twitter Tweet Image Dimensions- 1024 x 512 pixels
- Twitter Card and Ad Image Dimensions- 800 x 320 pixels
LinkedIn Image Sizes
You may think as LinkedIn is merely a recruiting platform. But remember everyone is posting images for marketing, business etc. So the platform is slowly gaining prominence.
So let’s look into the image size to be used for images here.
- LinkedIn Profile and Cover Image Dimensions- 400 x 400 pixels
- Cover image Dimension- 1584 x 396 pixels
- Company page cover Image Dimension- 1536 x 768 pixels.
- LinkedIn Feed and Sponsored Content Image Dimensions- 1200 x 627 pixels.
Pinterest Image Sizes
Pinterest is all about images. So let’s explore the different image dimensions used in this platform.
- Pinterest Profile Image Dimension- 165 x 165 pixels.
- Board Cover Image Dimensions- 222 x 150 pixels.
- Pinterest Pin Image Dimension- 600 x 900 pixels
- Square images with dimensions 600 x 600 pixels is also a perfect choice
YouTube Image Sizes
Youtube is all about videos. If you ever plan to create a channel of your own and upload videos. These details may come in handy.
- YouTube video dimensions – 1920 x 1080 pixels.
- YouTube Video Thumbnail Dimensions-1280 x 720 pixels.
- YouTube Channel Art Dimensions- 2560 x 1440 pixels
- YouTube Channel Icon Dimension- 800 x 800 pixels.
Snapchat Image Sizes
Snapchat is very simple and easy. It is all about clicking a picture and simply posting it then and there. In case you preplan a snap then the dimension can be1080 x 1920 pixels.
Tumblr Image Sizes
It’s very important to get the tumbler image right. if you are not a coder, you may use the tumbler template to design your profile. Here the image dimensions:
- Tumblr Profile Image Dimensions- 128 x 128 pixels
- Header Image Dimensions- 3000 x 1055 pixels
- Tumblr Post Image Dimensions- 540 x 810 pixels
Twitch Image Sizes
Are you exploring the fun-filled Twitch Network? Here is the image dimension you need to keep in mind.
- Twitch Profile Image Dimensions- 800 x 800 pixels
- Cover Image Dimensions- 380 x 1200 pixels
- Twitch Video Image Dimensions- 1920 x 1080 pixels.
- Twitch thumbnails Image Dimensions-1280 x 720 pixels
Now you are well armed with the image dimensions on various platforms. Now let out your creative juices and create amazing content.