FAQ Friday: What size are the images for my profiles on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter?

So you are updating your social networking pages? Good for you! While we love the way the social networks have made our experiences more visual, we understand getting the images to the right size can be quite confusing. Here is a quick rundown on what your images should be sized at in pixels. Keep in mind these should all be 72 DPI since they are web images.

Facebook ProfileFacebook

Cover Photo: 851 wide x 315 tall
Profile Picture/Logo: Upload at 180 x 180 (Will display at 160 x 160)
Helpful note: The profile picture sits 210 pixels from the top and 23 pixels from the left.App Images: 111 x 74 (To change go to: Edit Page > Apps > Edit Settings)

LinkedIn Company PageLinkedIn

Company Page Logo: 100 x 60
Company Page Image: 646 x 220
Company Square Logo: 50 x 50
Personal Profile Image: 200 x 200 up to 500 x 500 (go with the bigger size)

Twitter Header ImageTwitter

Profile Picture/Logo: 128 x 128
Header Image: 1252 x 626
Background Image: 1920 x 1080
Here are how many pixels wide you can use on the sidebars of your profile to reach X% of Twitter.com visitors:

  • 66px for 98% of visitors (1024px wide resolutions)
  • 194px for 85% of visitors (1280px wide resolutions)  
  • 238px for 56.1% of visitors (1366px wide resolutions)
  • Up to 520px for 42.3% of visitors with resolutions wider than 1366px.

For those who want even more detail, check out this very detailed infographic from LunaMetrics!

What other questions do you have about social media, email marketing or business in general? Ask us in the comments below and we may answer them in a future FAQ Friday post!

About Audrey Howes

Audrey has been an active member of the Swiftpage team since September 2009. Audrey manages Social Media and special projects with her marketing know-how and design expertise. When she’s not working you are likely to find her enjoying time with her family in the mountains near Steamboat, going for a run, reading a good book, being goofy with her kids, or savoring a latte in a local coffee shop.

5 Responses to “FAQ Friday: What size are the images for my profiles on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter?”

  1. Thanks for sharing. As I always tried to upload image of different size but the image didnt get upload. Today I get that I was wrong

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