Social Media Image Sizes [Cheat Sheet]


Even though social media accounts all look very similar, there is myriad of subtle differences in the way casual users create their social media pages, and how business owners create their profiles and company pages. After all, your social media page or profile is an important aspect of your online presence, and for those who strive to be professionals, making online profiles is an issue that should be resolved meticulously.

Every detail matters, and you want every item that appears on your profile must correspond with your business policy; if you vouch for expertise, accuracy, and respect on your website, then those values must be reflected on each of your social media accounts, Facebook, Twitter, Google plus, LinkedIn etc.

However, these social networks also have their own differences, and even if you use the same pictures to create your profiles, the resolution of those pictures needs to correspond to the rules of that particular platform.

Truth be told, it can be quite bothersome to try out different resolutions for your profile picture and for your cover photo until you find a perfect fit, and afterward repeat the same process on a different social network and so on. Luckily, we’ve got you covered. Here on FirstSiteGuide, we want to help you out in creating a perfect social media profile.

We have done the math and created the cheat sheet that gives you information related to image sizes on social media accounts. Now, using our findings, you can know immediately which resolution you can use to make your photos a perfect fit.

We have done these calculations for all of the major social networks, so you won’t have to repeat the same operation over and over again until you find a perfect picture to fit a specific social media page.

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