Ideal Image Size for Social Media

Every social media platform has an image size that is optimal for showcasing on your newsfeed. These sizes are always changing as the platforms are updated. Here is a summary for 6 platforms to use for your social media images as of December 2018.

Facebook

  • Sharing images: 1,200 x 628 pixels
  • Sharing links with an image: 1,200 x 628 pixels
  • Sharing Stories: 1,080 x 1,920 pixels
  • Cover Photo: 828 x 315 pixels (this image will crop on mobile devices to 560 x 315 pixels so it is best to leave important information or imagery within the center 560 pixels)

Instagram

  • Sharing square images: 1,080 x 1,080 pixels
  • Sharing Stories: 1,080 x 1,920 pixels

Twitter

  • Sharing a single image: 1,200 x 675 pixels
  • Sharing links with an image: 800 x 418 pixels

LinkedIn

  • Sharing images to Company Page or personal profile: 1,104 x 736 pixels
  • Sharing links with an image to Company Page or personal profile: 1,200 x 628 pixels

Pinterest

  • Sharing images: 800 x 1,200 pixels

Snapchat

  • Sharing images: 1,080 x 1,920 pixels

Once you have found out the right image size for your social media posts, we would love to help you with your social media scheduling.

 

 

Written by Katie Westbrooks

Written by Katie Westbrooks

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