How big should my images be on social media?

images on social media

The digital presence of businesses is a requirement today. And the use of social media constitutes an important reinforcement to our activity on the web and our content marketing actions. Images are a key piece in social media communication. Do we know what is the optimal size to use?

The use of visual content on social networks is very important. We can enrich the information with infographics or gifs, in addition to using elements such as emojis.

Creating attractive images is a quality addition to our content. To help us, finding the most appropriate measures for our profiles is essential.

Here are the optimal measurements of the images for our posts on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Linked In, YouTube, Pinterest, WhatsApp, and the fashion network, Tik Tok.

Facebook

Profile photo: 170 x 170 px

Cover photo: 820 x 312 px (PC) 640 x 360 (Mobile)

Cover video: 1,250 x 312 px (20 to 90 seconds)

Post images: 1,200 x 630 px

Stories: 1,080 x 1,920 px (Maximum 15 seconds)

Video: 1,080 x 1,080 px

Instagram

Profile picture: 110 x 110 px

Cover photo: 820 x 312 px

Picture:

Square: 1,080 x 1,080 px

Vertical: 1,080 x 1,350 px

Horizontal: 1,080 x 566 px

Stories (photo): 1,080 x 1,920 px

Timelime video: 640 x 640 px (3 to 60 seconds)

IGTV: 720 px minimum

Twitter

Profile photo: 400 x 400 px (limit 2MB)

Header photo: 1,500 x 500 px

Video Post:

Square: 720 x 720 px

Horizontal: 1,280 x 720 px

Vertical: 720 x 1,280 px

Tweet with image: 1,024 x 512 px

Tweet with image and link: 600 x 335 px

LinkedIn

Profile photo: 400 x 400 px

Header photo: 1,584 x 396 px

Image Post: 520 x 320 px

Post with link: 520 x 272 px

Native videos: Maximum 4,096 x 2304 px – Minimum 256 x 144 px (3 seconds to 10 minutes)

Stories: Maximum 20 seconds

Youtube

Profile photo: 800 x 800 px

Header image: 1,260 x 1,440 px

Thumbnail: 1,280 x 720 px

Video: 1,280 x 720 px (Maximum 128 GB) (Maximum duration: 11 hours 33 minutes)

Tik Tok

Profile photo: 100 x 100 px

Videos: 1080 x 1920 (15 to 60 seconds)

Pinterest

Profile picture: 165 x 165 px

Pin image: 600 x 900 px

Boards Image: 200 x200 px

Cover image: 800 x 450 px (16: 9)

Dashboard cover thumbnail: 100 x 100 px

WhatsApp

Profile image: 400 x 400 px

WhatsApp statuses: 1,080 x 1,920 px

Images to send: 800 x 900 px minimum

Stories to share: 750 x 1,334 px

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