INFOGRAPHIC: The Complete Social Media Sizing Cheat Sheet

June 18, 2012
By Dan Wilkerson

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We’ve all been there – hastily combing through SERPs, looking for the correct sizing for your new Google+ cover pic or the appropriate sizing for the branding and text in the background of your new Twitter profile. Fortunately, we’ve got you covered with a one stop shop for all of your social media sizing headaches – just go ahead and right-click save this bad boy into your documents and never get stuck with pouring through search results for the correct Facebook cover photo size again.

Social Media Cheat Sheet by LunaMetrics

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Facebook Image Sizes

  • Cover Photo
    • 851 x 315 pixels
  • Profile Picture
    • 160 x 160 pixes
      • Must be uploaded sized at least 180 x 180 pixels
  • Distance between left boundary and profile picture
    • 23 pixels
  • Distance between top boundary and profile picture
    • 210 pixels
  • Profile Picture border size
    • 5 pixels
  • App Preview Image
    • 111 x 74 pixels
  • Distance between App preview images
    • 8 pixels
  • Total length of adjustable app preview images, with gaps
    • 349 pixels
  • Shared Image size on Timeline
    • 403 x 403 pixels
      • Up to 960 x 720 pixels in lightbox, can be uploaded up to 2048 pixels
  • Status Update
    • 63,206 characters
  • Link Preview
    • 90 x 90 pixels
      • Both Title Tag and Meta Description can be edited by clicking on the preview text
  • Highlighted Post/Milestone
    • 843 x 403 pixels
  • Profile Picture In Stream
    • 50 x 50 pixels
  • Shared Image In Stream
    • 398 x 298 pixels
  • Profile Picture on Facebook Sponsored Story Ads
    • 32 x 32 pixels
  • Sponsored Story Body Copy
    • 90 Characters
  • Sponsored Story Image Size
    • 194 x 139 pixels
  • Album Image Preview type 1
    • 129 x 129 pixels
      • Can show either 6 or 9 photos at this size
  • Album Image Preview type 2
    • 398 x 264 pixels
      • Three 129 x 129 pixel boxes underneath
  • Album Image Sizing type 3
    • 196 x 196 pixels
      • Two preview images
  • Facebook Ad Image Size
    • 100 x 72 pixels
  • Facebook Ad Title Copy
    • 25 characters
  • Facebook Ad Body Copy
    • 90 characters
  • Shared YouTube Video Preview
    • 130 x 73 pixels
  • Shared Facebook Video preview
    • 398 x 223 pixels

Twitter Image Sizes

  • Profile Picture
    • 128 x 128 pixels
      • Must be <700kb when uploaded, resized to 48 x 48 pixels in stream
  • Brand Banner
    • 835 x 90 pixels
      • Only available to select Twitter partners
  • Tweet Length
    • 140 Characters
  • Background Sizing (Visible space between left side and content)
    • 90% see 71 pixels
    • 65% see 199 pixels
    • 40% see 242 pixels
    • 20% see 279 pixes

Google+ Image Sizes

  • Cover Photo
    • 940 x 180 pixels
      • Can be animated using a .gif
  • Profile Picture
    • 250 x 250 pixels
  • Profile Picture border size
    • 5 pixels
  • Ribbon Photo
    • 5 x 110 pixels each
      • Can be animated using .gif’s
  • Profile Picture In Stream
    • 48 x 48 pixels
  • Shared Images
    • 497 x 373 pixels
      • Up to 2048 pixels in lightbox
  • Post length
    • 100,000+ characters
      • Cannot edit link Title Tags or Meta Descriptions

Pinterest Image Sizes

  • Profile Picture
    • 49 x49 pixels
      • Resized from 160 x 160 pixel profile picture
  • Pinned Images
    • 600 x Infinite pixels
  • Pin Description Length
    • 500 Characters
      • Can include hyperlinks

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