You Are What You Eat: Optimizing Content ConsumptionQuality? Or Quantity? Content Marketing Struggles with the Right Path Forward3 Ways to Take Brand Advocacy to the Next Level with User-Generated Content5 Reasons Why Your Content Marketing Isn't Working
Let's Measure Social Media ROI in a Way That Isn't StupidTo Grow Your Social Marketing Budget, Determining ROI Is a Critical Job SkillWe Need to Rethink Our Definition of Engagement
- Content Marketing
Technology & Data
Social Change Agent Survey: Passion, Skill Set, and Persistence Lead to Career GrowthSandy Carter's 6 Social Business Lessons to Learn from Candy Crush5 Tips for Creating a Company Culture that Connects with Your Sweet Spot ClientsWhy Leadership Should Be a Collaborative Exercise
8 Internet User Statistics Every Small Business Should Know AboutCan't Find Time for Social Media? This Approach Will Help6 Ways to Turn Your Small Business into a Media Hub
- Social Organization
Beyond Engagement: Why Advocacy Is Always About the PeopleFormer IBM Senior Advisors Launch Brands Rising to Build Employee Advocacy ProgramsPerformance and Risk Management Through Social Media TrainingEmployee Advocacy Summit: Advocate Stories from the Field
- Customer Service
Join us September 15th in Atlanta for The Employee Advocacy Summit and learn how to unleash the power of your employees.
Post your event here and we'll share it with our community. If one of our members is featured, we'll promote as well on their profile.
- Marketplace & Webinars
The SMT Marketplace
Your resource for exclusive content and insights from Social Media Today, and opportunities to reach our community of professionals.
The Social Business Book Club brings you books, discussions, and insights from today's to business thought leaders.
Join interactive talks and and panel discussions with leading thinkers and practitioners on social media and networked business, or browse the catalogue of recorded sessions - all completely free.
Reach Social Media Today's community of marketing and communications professionals in an editor-approved context with a native advertising package.
Social Media Image Dimensions: The Ultimate Guide [INFOGRAPHIC]
Posted on December 17th 2013
Visual marketing plays an important role in brand awareness and outreach.
Brands experience almost 50% more audience engagement when sharing an image or video on their social media platforms, which is why social networks are increasingly featuring and promoting visual content. Optimizing your visual space online is key to achieving maximum exposure for your name and your brand, and helps build your fan base.
It can be difficult to keep up with all the social media image dimensions for Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram, and YouTube. They seem to change on a regular basis, and often it’s not clear where to look for the correct sizes for cover images, profile pictures, and other graphic elements. Enter Tent Social, a digital marketing agency that specializes in social media solutions and and content creation. Their team created the infographic below which shows the heights and widths of all those images you need to make your social media channels look fantastic. The guide also includes character counts for the 7 most popular social networks.
Social media image sizes: A quick reference
Facebook image dimensions
- Facebook cover photo: 851 x 315
- Facebook profile photo: 180 x 180
Twitter image dimensions
- Twitter header image: 520 x 260
- Twitter profile image: 81 x 81
Google+ image dimensions
- Google+ cover photo: 2120 x 1192
- Google+ profile photo: 270 x 270
LinkedIn image dimensions
- LinkedIn cover photo: 646 x 220
- LinkedIn profile photo: 100 x 60
Pinterest image dimensions
- Pinterest profile photo: 160 x 165
Instagram image dimensions
- Instagram profile photo: 110 x 110
YouTube image dimensions
- YouTube cover art: 2560 x 1440
- YouTube cover art safe area: 1546 x 423