Image Sizes for Social Media

Are you looking for the CORRECT image size when you are posting on your social media platforms? We get it, it’s not all one size fits all. Whether you’re setting up your social media profile for the first time or trying to update your company pages, the image sizes differ across the board. So instead of spending time resizing images until they work, keep this cheat sheet on hand to always know the ideal sizes for each social media site…

Social Media Platform Image Sizes:

YouTube youtube graphicChannel ArtAt least 2120 pixels wide and 1192 pixels tallRecommended channel art size: 2560 x 1440Max file size: 2 MB

Channel Icon

25-pixel high image that has a flexible width, with a maximum width of 170 pixels


FaceBookfacebookTimeline851 x 314 pixels (Official minimum image dimension: 720 pixels wide)Profile Pic180×180, shrinks to 160×160


Google+ image sizes for social mediaGoogle+ProfileSquare image at a minimum size of 250×250 pixelsCover Photo2120×1192 pixels


LinkedInlinkedin image sizingProfile You can upload JPG, GIF or PNG files.File size – 4MB maximum.Pixel size: 200 x 200 minimum and 500 x 500 maximum.

Your photo should be square


Company Cover Photo

646 x 220 pixels


TwittertwitterTwitter Profile PictureZ x Z px (Any pic with equal width and height)Max size: 700kFormat: GIF, JPG, PNG


Twitter background

1600 x 1200 px

Max size: 2MB

Format: GIF, JPG, PNG


By Bethany Foyt, Marketing Communications Manager at The Partner Marketing Group (

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