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Keyframe sizes for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

Do your photos look great on your computer, but not so great when you upload them to a social media website? This can happen when you have not optimized the photos for the website in question.

If you don’t design images to match the sizes specified by various social media sites, the fate of your images is unpredictable. They can be cropped at odd points, appear blurry or askew, cut off key visual information, or look weird in some other way.

To avoid these scenarios, use the cheat sheet below as a guide. It can help you keep your images sharp on any type of device or screen.

The cheat sheet lists the optimal image sizes for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and Tumblr. In addition, it includes specifications for video content. You can use this information to optimize profile photos, thumbnails, cover photos, pins, shared images and more!

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Key image / video sizes for your favorite social media websites

Item specification
Facebook
Profile picture (minimum) 180 × 180
¹Photo profile (recommended) 200 × 200
Cover photo (minimum) 400 × 150
² Cover photo (recommended) 820 × 462
Shared image and shared link image in timeline (minimum) 600 × 315
Shared image and shared link image in timeline (recommended) 1200 × 630
Event coverage 1920 × 1080 OR 16: 9 aspect ratio
Story 1080 × 1920 OR 9:16 Aspect Ratio
Group coverage 1640 × 856 OR 1.91: 1 Aspect Ratio
Twitter
Profile picture 400 × 400
Header photo 1500 × 500
Timeline image (minimum) 440 × 220
Timeline image (recommended) 1024X512 OR 2: 1 aspect ratio
Video (square) 720 × 720
Video (landscape) 1280 × 720
Video (Portrait) 720 × 1280
Instagram
Profile picture (recommended) 180 × 180
Photo thumbnails 161 × 161
³Photo (square) 1080 × 1080
³Photo (Landscape) 1080 × 566 OR 1.91: 1 Aspect Ratio
³Photo (Portrait) 1080 × 1350 OR 4: 5 aspect ratio
Minimum video (square) 600 × 600
Maximum video (square) 1080 × 1080
Minimum video (landscape) 600 × 315
Maximum video (landscape) 1080 × 608
Minimum video (Portrait) 600 × 750
Maximum video (Portrait) 1080 × 1350
Minimum video (carousel) 600 × 700
Maximum video (carousel) 1080 × 1080
Story 1080 × 1920 OR 9:16 Aspect Ratio
Youtube
Profile picture 800 × 800
Video thumbnail 1280 × 720
Banner (cover photo or channel illustration) 2560 × 440
Banner Security Zone 1546 × 423
Mobile display 1546 × 423
Tablet display 1855 × 423
Desktop display 2560 × 423
TV display 2560 × 1440
4K (2160p) 3840 × 2160
2K (1440p) 2560 × 1440
Max. Resolution for HD (1080p) 1920 × 1080
Min. Resolution for HD (720p) 1280 × 720
Standard Definition (480p) 854 × 480
Traditional website resolution (360p) 640 × 360
Minimum YouTube video size (240p) 426 × 240
Pinterest
Profile picture (minimum) 165 × 165
Profile picture (recommended) 280 × 280
Card cover 600 × 600
Small thumbnail for the table display 55 × 55
Large miniature for table display 222 × 150
Standard spindle (minimum) 600 × 900
Standard spindle (recommended) 1000 × 1500 OR 1: 1.5 aspect ratio
Square pin (minimum) 600 × 600
Square pin (recommended) 1000 × 1000 OR 1: 1 aspect ratio
High spindle (minimum) 600 × 1260
High pin (recommended) 1000 × 2100 OR 1: 2.1 aspect ratio
LinkedIn
Profile picture (minimum) 160 × 160
Profile picture (recommended) 400 × 400
Profile picture (maximum) 20000 × 20000
Profile cover 1584 × 396
Shared image (desktop) 1200 × 1200
Shared image (mobile) 1200 × 627
Blog Post Link Share the image 1200 × 628
LinkedIn Page Logo 300 × 300
Cover image of the LinkedIn page 1128 × 191
Image of the Presentation tab 360 × 120
Cover image of the Overview tab 1192 × 220
Main image of the Life tab 1128 × 376
Photos for Life Tab Company 900 × 600
Custom modules of the Life tab 502 × 282
Image shared in page update with url 1200 × 627
Tumblr
Avatar (profile picture) 128 × 128
Dashboard image (minimum) 500 × 750
Dashboard image (maximum) 1280 × 1920
Photo set 1 image 500x * per image
Set of photos 2 images 245x * per image
3-image photo set 160x * per image
Photo message (recommended) 540 × 810
Photo message (maximum) 2048 × 3072
GIF (maximum) 540x *
¹Dimensions for retina screens: 360 × 360.

² These dimensions represent the total cropping of the 150px (vertical) image that occurs on the desktop.

³These dimensions also work for photo posts in your Facebook feed.