2022 Social Media Image Size Guide 800x600

2022 Social Media Image Size Guide & Reference Sheet

2022 Social Media Image Size Guide

Image Requirements & Reference Sheet

If you’re like we, a decent portion of your Google search history looks something like this…

What are the Facebook post image size requirements?
How big should images be on Twitter?
What are the best image dimensions for Instagram?

I simply do not have the mental bandwidth to remember what size my images should be on each and every social network..

That’s why I created this handy Social Media Image Size Guide Reference Sheet!

Subscribe below to receive the Swipe Files for the Social Media Image Size Guide Reference Sheet, Post Engagement Log, and other bonus content.

2022 Facebook Image Size Requirements

  • Facebook cover photo size:
    For desktop: 820 x 312 pixels
    For mobile: 640 x 360 pixels 

Both Mobile & Desktop: 820 x 360 with the important elements in a safe zone that is 640 x 312 is recommended

  • Facebook profile photo size: (1×1)
    For desktop: More than or equal to 180 x 180 pixels
    For mobile: More than or equal to 140 x 140 pixels 
  • Facebook banner dimensions: 1200 x 630 pixels
  • Link/Update image size: 1200 x 628 pixels
  • For best results, upload JPG files less than 100 KB
  • Images with text (for instance, brand logo) must be a PNG file
  • Check out Facebook’s guidelines for banner sizes and more

Note: If you are promoting your business on Facebook, make sure the image size is 1200 x 628 pixels and has only 20% text on it.

  • Facebook event cover image size: 1200 x 628 pixels
  • Facebook groups cover photo size
    For desktop: 1640 x 662 pixels
    For mobile: 1640 x 859 pixels

2022 Twitter Image Size Requirements

  • Twitter profile picture size: 400 x 400 pixels (file size must be less than 2 MB)
  • Twitter cover photo size: 1500 x 500 pixels (file size must be less than 5 MB)
  • Shared image: 900 x 450 pixels
  • In-stream photo size: 440 x 220 pixels
  • File size: 10 MB (max)
  • Recommended file type: JPG, GIF, or PNG file 
  • You can tweet up to 4 images at one go
  • Find more information on the Twitter help center

Note: If you are using a header image with the recommended dimensions and notice that parts of it are cropped, 60 pixels on the top and bottom could be cropped.

2022 LinkedIn Image Size Requirements

  • Personal profile:
    Profile photo: 400 x 400 pixels
    Cover image: 1584 x 396 pixels
    Aspect ratio: 4:1

LinkedIn Company Page

  • Company page:
    Logo size: 300 x 300 pixels (min); 400 x 400 pixels (max); File size: 4 MB (max)
    Cover image: 1128 x 191 pixels
  • Blog post image: 1350 x 440 pixels
  • File size: 10 MB (max)
  • Supported file type:  JPG, GIF or PNG 
  • Find more information on the LinkedIn help center

LinkedIn Life Image Size Requirements

The LinkedIn life tab allows you to share the human side of your company with prospective clients and job seekers. It helps you give people a peek into the company culture, ethics, photos, employee perspectives and show them how cool you are!

  • Hero image size: 1128 x 376
  • Custom module image size: 502 x 282 pixels
  • Company photos size: 900 x 600
  • Supported file type: JPNG, JPG, or GIF
  • Find more information on the LinkedIn help center

2022 Pinterest Image Size Requirements

  • Profile image: 165 x 165 pixels
  • Pin size: 236 pixels x Adjustable Height; 2:3 ratio for vertical pins (recommended)
  • Board image size: 222 x 150 pixels
  • Supported file type: JPG and PNG for profile pictures
  • Find more information on the Pinterest help center

2022 Instagram Image Size Requirements

  • Profile photo size: 110 x 110 pixels
  • Photo size: 1080 x 1080 pixels
  • Photo thumbnail: 161 x 161 pixels
  • Appear on the home page at 110 x 110 pixels
  • Find more information on the Instagram help center

Note: Upload a photo with a width of at least 1080 pixels with an aspect ratio between 1.91:1 and 4:5 for best results.

Instagram Story Images

  • Recommended resolution: 1080 x 1920
  • Aspect ratio: 9:16

2022 YouTube Video Size Requirements

  • Channel cover photo: 2560 x 1440 pixels
  • Channel icon: 800 x 800 pixels
  • Video uploads: 16:9 ratio
    With the fixed ratio, you can upload your video in various resolutions such as;
    4K – 3840 x 2160 pixels
    2K –2560 x 1440 pixels
    1080p (HD) – 1920 x 1080 pixels
    720p (HD) – 1280 x 720 pixels
    480p –854 x 480 pixels
    360p –640 x 360 pixels
    240p –426 x 240 pixels
    144p –256 x 144 pixels

Find more information on YouTube files and size requirements here.

Was The 2022 Social Media Image Size Guide Helpful for you?

Let us know if this social media image size guide didn’t cover some of the platforms you frequently use by commenting below.

Connect with me on social media & let’s discuss.

Community Question

Type your answer to the following questions in the comments below.

Which social media platform do you frequently have the most trouble with?

Which social network do you prefer over all others?

Which social networks do you just not even both with?

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *