Social Media Image Sizes Cheat Sheet

Sometimes it is hard to keep track of all the different social media image sizes across multiple platforms. Use a program like Canva and their premade templates to create all of the basic graphics quickly at with appropriate pixel size. However, it is handy to have the dimensions available to you in one place. Knowing that each social media channel uses unique image dimensions, will help you post the best quality content for your audience. It is important to follow these social media image sizes guidelines to increase professionalism, engagement and click-through rates (CTR).

Below we have compiled a list of image sizes for traditional social media channels.


Whether you are running a small pet sitting and dog walking company or a large pet resort and dog daycare facility, it is important to keep a professional appearance on Facebook. Adjust your logo and posts to avoid pixilated and cut-off images.

Profile Photo

180 x 180 pixels

Cover Photo

828 x 315 pixels

Shared Links

1200 x 627 pixels

Shared Photos

1200 x 900 pixels

Highlight Image

1200 x 717 pixels



Next, your Twitter profile photo is visible to everyone and represents your brand. It is important to use a high-quality image, so it is easy for your audience to identify. When designing your header photo for your business, make sure it also syncs with your profile picture. You can add up to four in-stream photos per post on Twitter.

Header Photo

1500 x 1500 pixels

Profile Photo

400 x 400 pixels

In-stream Photo

440 x 220 pixels



When it comes to Instagram, focus on sharing pictures and visuals on this social media platform. For this reason, the most important aspect of your account is to ensure that the photos are large enough to avoid low-quality images. What better place to share pictures of the pets you care for day after day? Here are the dimensions sizes to keep in mind for Instagram.

Profile Picture

160 x 160 pixels

Photo Size (Square)

1080 x 1080 pixels

Photo Size (Other)

1080-pixel width

Photo Thumbnails

292 x 292 pixels



When posting on Pinterest, stick to eye-catching graphics. Try and use vertically oriented graphics that stand out during search queries. For better engagement on Pinterest find compelling content and re-pin to your boards.

Profile Photo

165 x 165 pixels

Board Display

222 x 150 pixels

Pin Size

238-pixel width



The optimal size for YouTube’s channel cover changes from platform to platform. When you upload a new channel cover for your YouTube channel, test it on your tablet and smartphone to make sure nothing important gets cut off.

Channel Cover

2560 x 1440 pixels

Profile Thumbnails

161 x 161 pixels

Video Uploads

1280 x 760 pixels



If your target customers are using LinkedIn, then you should too! LinkedIn is an excellent way to display your experience and qualifications while linking to your business profile. Use these social media image sizes below to enhance your LinkedIn business page.

Photo Thumbnail

160 x 160 pixels

Page Featured Image

700 x 500 pixels


350 x 250 pixels





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