All of us have at least one social media account in any one of the social platforms. Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, etc. are some of the trending social apps. We can customize the look and feel of the social media accounts by uploading suitable images that exactly fit on the image placeholders. You will get the image size required for that social networking website from the website’s help page, but it is very difficult to find each and every image size required.
Facebook is the leading social network that accepts user-created images. Most users don’t know the exact image post size, profile picture size, cover photo size, and video size.
Facebook cover photo: 820 pixels wide by 312 pixels tall for desktops and 640 pixels wide by 360 pixels tall on smartphones.
Facebook Profile Picture: 170 pixels wide by 170 pixels tall on desktop computers and 36 pixels wide by 36 pixels tall for smartphones.
Facebook Video Size: 1280 pixels wide by 720 pixels tall.
Instagram is a popular photo and video sharing network currently owned by Facebook. You can post photos and videos to your feed that you want to show on your profile. Instagram supports images of high quality up to a width of 1080 pixels. If you share a photo at a higher resolution, Instagram size it down to a width of 1080 pixels.
Instagram profile picture: 110 pixels wide by 110 pixels tall.
Instagram Photo size: 1080 pixels wide by 1080 pixels tall.
Twitter is a microblogging and social networking platform which allows us to post messages known as ‘Tweets’. Those who have an account on Twitter can post, like, and retweet tweets.
Twitter profile picture: 400 pixels wide by 400 pixels tall
Twitter header size: 1500 pixels wide by 500 pixels tall
Twitter post image size:1024 pixels wide by 512 pixels tall.
YouTube is the popular video-sharing platform currently owned by Google. Users can upload original content videos on YouTube and can share it with others. YouTube allows content creators to make money through advertising.
YouTube channel cover picture: 2560 pixels wide and 1440 pixels tall.
YouTube Standard Video size: 1280 pixels wide by 760 pixels tall.
You can give your social media profiles a sleek and professional look by using well designed social media banners. Canva offers tools to dress up your Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn profile, with a drag-and-drop editor to customize thousands of free readymade banner templates. You can easily choose the layout, colors, font, and images that matches your brand’s visual identity. Canva free plan offers eight thousand templates, hundreds of free photos, and graphics. Snappa is another online tool to create graphics for social media, advertisements, and blogs. The image dimensions for social media, display ads, blogs, emails, and infographics are available as clickable presets. so you always get a perfect sized image to use it on your social media accounts. You can choose from thousands of pre-made professional-looking templates to get more attention, clicks, and customers. Snappa’s free plan offers six thousand templates, tons of HD photos, graphics, and 3 downloads per month.