Social media is a constant changing environment and every time you turn around, the images sizes have changed.  It becomes frustrating to know what size you should be using, especially since there is no standard. Every social media platform has its own specifications.


Sprout Social has taken the pain out of knowing what size you need, with their always up-to-date Google Doc with social media image sizes. Their Always Up-To-Date Social Media Image Sizes Cheat Sheet gives you instructions, plus a tab for each social media platform so you can instantly review what the correct size is for each platform, currently.


Here is a quick run down of the recommended Dimensions:

Twitter Image Size Guide:

  • Profile Photo: 400 x400
  • Header: 1500 x 500
  • In-stream photo: 506 x 253

Facebook Image Size Guide:

  • Profile Photo:    180×180
  • Cover Photo:    828×315
  • Shared Image (Timeline):    1200 x 630
  • Shared Image (Newsfeed):    1200×630
  • Shared Link (Timeline):    1200×630
  • Shared Link (Newsfeed):    1200×630
  • Highlighted Image:    1200×717

Pinterest Image Size Guide:

  • Profile Picture: 165×165
  • Pin Board (large thumbnail):    222×150
  • Pin Board (smaller thumbnail):    55×55

Instagram Image Size Guide:

  • Profile Picture:110×110
  • Photo Thumbnails:    161×161
  • Photo Size (Instagram App):    1080×1080