Visual content is the most engaging form of content to effectively convey your brand across the social media landscape. Although what’s the point in creating great thumb-stopping content if it doesn’t fit the platform? By uploading an asset that doesn’t quite match the recommended dimensions, images may appear slightly cropped in a user’s newsfeed. That important copy you spent days chasing to get signed-off, or even the brand’s logo may be lost out of the display frame.
That’s why I’ve put together the most up-to-date social media image sizes in this cheat sheet:
With over 2.7 billion active users, posting an image with the incorrect size could cause you to completely miss the mark on the largest social network worldwide.
Twitter constantly updates its design and image dimensions, whether that’s changing the entire layout of the app, how your header image appears on mobile, or the introduction of fleets! Here are the most up to date recommended sizes:
Although Instagram now supports both horizontal and vertically orientated images and videos, they still appear square within the grid-layout on a user’s page. Keeping this in mind, make sure the important information is kept within the central square of your asset.
Now you know the most up-to-date recommended sizes for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn, experiment and enjoy posting visual content!
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