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11 Oct 2019 | 3 MIN READ

Follow this Guide to Social Media Image Sizes to Correctly Crop your Images [2019 Guide]

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Visual content rules social media. Whether you’re setting up a profile picture or posting a meme on any platform, you need to make sure you are using the correct image size. Every social media platform recommends specific dimensions and aspect ratios for different types of posts.

The visual content that you post builds your brand’s image. So, this blog post contains all the social media image sizes you need to know in order to manage your pages better.

You might be thinking that resizing images takes time, but that’s not the case if you’re using Pixomatic’s crop tool that allows you to crop your images manually or to a specific aspect ratio. Take advantage of the crop tool to save time and take your social media game to the next level.

1) Facebook

Facebook on iPhone X

Profile picture

Dimensions: 180 x 180 pixels

Aspect ratio: 1:1

Cover photo

Dimensions: 820 x 312 pixels

Aspect ratio: 16:9

Shared photo

Dimensions: 1200 x 630 pixels

Aspect ratio: 3:2

Event photo

Dimensions: 1920 x 1080 pixels

Aspect ratio: 16:9

Business page profile picture

Dimensions: 180 x 180 pixels

Aspect ratio: 1:1

2) Instagram

person using Instagram

Profile picture

Dimensions: 110 x 110 pixels

Aspect ratio: 1:1

Square photo

Dimension: 1080 x 1080 pixels

Aspect ratio: 1:1

Horizontal photo

Dimensions: 1080 x 566 pixels

Aspect ratio: 1.91:1

Vertical photo

Dimensions: 1080 x 1350 pixels

Aspect ratio: 4:5

Horizontal photo story

Dimensions: 1080 x 1920 pixels

Aspect ratio: 1.91:1

Vertical photo story

Dimensions: 1080 x 1920 pixels

Aspect ratio: 9:16

3) Twitter

Twitter on iPhone

Profile picture

Dimensions: 400 x 400 pixels

Aspect ratio: 1:1

Header photo

Dimensions: 1500 x 500 pixels

Aspect ratio: 3:1

Tweeted photo

Dimensions: 1200 x 675 pixels

Aspect ratio: 16:9

4) Linkedin

Person using LinkedIn on an iPhone

Profile picture

Dimensions: 400 x 400 pixels

Aspect ratio: 1:1

Cover photo

Dimensions: 1584 x 396 pixels

Aspect ratio: 4:1

Company logo image

Dimensions: 300 x 300

Aspect ratio: 1:1

Company cover image

Dimensions: 1536 x 768 pixels

Square logo

Dimensions: 60 x 60 pixels

Aspect ratio: 1:1

5) YouTube

Person watching YouTube on a tablet

Profile picture

Dimensions: 800 x 800 pixels

Aspect ratio: 1:1

Cover photo

Dimensions: 2560 x 1440 pixels

Aspect ratio: 16:9

Thumbnail image

Dimensions: 1280 x 720 pixels

Aspect ratio: 16:9

6) Pinterest

Person using Pinterest on a laptop

Profile picture

Dimensions: 180 x 180 pixels

Aspect ratio: 1:1

Pin and expanded pin (Pinterest’s recommendation for 2019)

Aspect ratio: 2:3

7) Medium

Person using an iMac

Avatar

Dimensions: 60 x 60 pixels (minimum)

Aspect ratio: 1:1

Publication logo

Dimensions: 72 x 600 pixels

Optimal background

Dimensions: 1500 x 750 pixels

Aspect ratio: 2:1

Now that you know the social media image sizes log in to your Pixomatic account to explore the cut tool. If you’re not a subscriber, what are you waiting for? Sign up to Pixomatic now! We can’t wait to see what you create!