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Social Media Image Sizes: Quick Guide

Have you ever faced a problem when the images you were trying to use didn’t look well on the social media? Do you want to change it and make you image influential and attractive? We know how to help your business. Check out this guide to know all about image sizes of all most popular social media sites.


As far as Facebook is concerned, there are several image sizes you need to use. So let’s have a look on the most widespread ones.

Facebook’s recommended image size for your cover photo is 851 pixels wide by 315 pixels tall. The image of this size will perfectly suit you profile page.

And of course your profile photo should be 160 pixels wide by 160 pixels high. If you are to upload an image that doesn’t fit these dimensions, you’ll be asked to crop and reposition the image.

Ad image sizes

For all the ad objectives, the recommended width is 1,200 pixels. Then, depending on your ad objective, the image height should be 444 pixels (for the Page likes and Event responses objectives), 675 pixels (for the Video views objective), 900 pixels (for the Page post engagement objective) or 628 pixels (for all other objectives).


Profile and page’s posts

As the recommended ad image sizes are 1200 pixels wide, the same relates to images in posts of your profile or page. You can use the images as small as 470 pixels since that’s the size that ad images are resized to in the desktop news feed. However, note that when someone clicks on the image, it won’t take up the full space of the lightbox.


Group cover photo

If you’re managing a Facebook group, the group cover photo size should be at least 400 pixels wide by 150 pixels high. If you want a higher-quality image, use for 800 pixels wide by 300 pixels high. Note that if don’t choose a cover photo, the photos of the group members will be displayed.


Header and Profile Photo

For your Twitter account’s header photo, the recommended size is 1500 pixels wide by 500 pixels high. You should upload your profile photo at 400 pixels wide by 400 pixels high, although it will be displayed at 200 pixels wide by 200 pixels high.


Images in Tweets

There is no official recommendation related to these kinds of images. But Canva offers a template for Twitter posts at 1024 pixels wide by 512 pixels high.



Ad Images

If you’re using a lead generation card to capture leads through Twitter advertising, the minimum image size is 600 pixels wide by 150 pixels high.


For the website click campaign, you set up a website card. The minimum image size is 800 pixels wide by 320 pixels high.


Promoted tweets with an image use the same image size as any tweet with an image: 1024 pixels wide by 512 pixels high.



To make your personal profile on LinkedIn unique and attractive, you can add a background photo. On the help page, LinkedIn recommends images that are between 1,000 pixels wide by 425 pixels high and 4000 pixels wide by 4000 pixels high.

When uploading a background photo to your profile, LinkedIn suggests using an image that’s 1400 pixels wide by 425 pixels high for the best results. Note that a large portion of your background photo will be covered by the top section of your profile.

Company page banner and logos

On your LinkedIn company page, you can add a banner image and logo for your company. The recommended size for your banner image is a minimum of 646 pixels wide by 220 pixels high.

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Showcase page hero image and logos

Showcase pаges are pages that focus on your specific products or services under your company page. LinkedIn recommends that a shоwcase page’s hero image is a minimum of 974 pixels wide by 330 pixels high.


Your standard logo should be 100 pixels wide by 60 pixels high, and your square logo should be 50 pixels wide by 50 pixels high.

Ad Images

The recommended image size for LinkedIn ads is 50 pixels wide by 50 pixels high. LinkedIn offers an example of an effective ad image versus a non-effective ad image.


The recommended image size for sponsored updates is 800 pixels wide by 400 pixels high.

Posts to Your Profile or Page

There are no specific image size recommendations for photos uploaded directly in a post to your profile or page. For link previews, the image thumbnail is resized to fit 180 pixels wide by 110 pixels high.

Group Logos

LinkedIn removed the cover photo/banner image for groups, but the logos still exist. Your group logo should be 100 pixels wide by 60 pixels high, and your small logo should be 50 pixels wide by 50 pixels high.


Now you know everything about image sizes which is important to represent your business in social media properly. I hope it will help you to create great images for your personal and business pages. Good luck!

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