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EPIC Social Media Cheat Sheet for Image Dimensions (You MUST Bookmark This!)

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EPIC_Social_Media_Cheat_Sheet_for_Image_Dimensions_You_MUST_Bookmark_This-lssocial media cheat sheet for image dimensionsSocial media is constantly changing.

And nothing changes more often than the layout & design.

Companies like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest & YouTube must keep their designs fresh so people keep visiting.

That means you need to know the latest graphic dimensions to keep your accounts looking good.

This includes dimensions for amazing cover photos for Facebook, beautiful Twitter headers & professional LinkedIn profile pics.

So before things change again, bookmark this cheat sheet & get your accounts in order.

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EPIC Social Media Cheat Sheet for Image Dimensions (You MUST Bookmark This!)

I've written before about the recommended image dimensions for many different social media graphics.

But it's time for an update!

The social media cheat sheet in this article was updated for 2015.

And this sweet infographic contains every dimension you'll ever need.

Let me highlight a few of the key takeaways before jumping to the cheat sheet from CoversHub.

Facebook

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  • Cover Photo 851 x 315 pixels
  • Profile Picture 160 x 160 pixels
  • Uploaded Photos should be 470 pixels wide for best news feed view
  • Videos should be 504 x 283 pixels for maximum benefit
  • Featured Images in link posts should be 470 x 246 pixels

Twitter

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  • Header Image 1,500 x 500 pixels
  • Profile Photo 200 x 200 pixels
  • Shared Videos 480 x 360 pixels
  • Shared Link/Photo 499 pixels max width

LinkedIn

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  • Cover Photo varies based on whether Company page or Personal page
  • User Profile Photo 240 x 240 pixels for paid users, 200 x 200 pixels for free accounts
  • Shared Links featured image will display at 442 x 238 pixels

Google+

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  • Cover Photo 1,080 x 608 pixels
  • Profile Photo 250 x 250 pixels
  • Shared Images display at 426 pixels wide
  • Shared Link full width thumbnail 426 x 255 pixels

Pinterest

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  • Images on Main Page are 236 pixels wide -- height varies
  • Profile Photo 200 x 200 pixels
  • Pin page expands photos to a maximum of 736 pixels

Instagram

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  • Profile Photo 110 x 110 pixels
  • Photos in feed display at 510 x 510 pixels
  • Cover Photo is a mix of your uploaded photos
  • Instagram photos are square (keep that in mind)

YouTube

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  • Channel Art Photo 1,546 x 423 pixels
  • Profile Photo 100 x 100 pixels minimum
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Awesome! Now here's the infographic:

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Scott Ayres
Scott Ayres

Co-author of Facebook All-In-One for Dummies and "Ambassador of Awesome" at Post Planner, Scott became addicted to social media before even MySpace (the first time around!). Scott handles training for the Post Planner app as well as Customer Support, Blogging and Social Media. He's been married for 21 years and has 3 kiddos who are his world! Connect with him on Facebook and Twitter.

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