A Handy Guide to Social Media Image Size Requirements in 2020

Do you often get overwhelmed with the amount of image size requirements for each social media platform? Do you find that you JUST understood all of them and then they completely change again? 

We get it. It’s frustrating and time consuming. 

But never fear! We are here to solve all of your problems with a handy dandy guide to social media image requirements in 2020. 

We have covered all of the major social media platforms from Twitter and Facebook, to Instagram and LinkedIn. 

Bookmark this page or print it out, so you always have it to refer back to. Say ‘bye bye’ to Google searching and tearing your hair out, and ‘hello’ to stress-free content creation and fully optimised images.


Profile Image (Bottom Left)- 170 x 170 pixels

Cover Photo (Top) – 820 x 312 pixels

Shared Image – 1200 x 630 pixels

Traffic Post (Shared Link) – 1200 x 628 pixels 


Profile Image (Top Left) – 110 x 110 pixels 

Thumbnail For Video (Middle First Row)- 161 x 161 pixels 

Feed Square – 1080 x 1080 

Feed Landscape – 1080 x 566 

Feed Portrait – 1080 x 1350

Stories – 1080 x 1920 pixels


Background Cover Image (Top) – 1548 x 396

Profile Photo (Bottom Left) – 400 x 400

Company Cover Image (Top)- 1776 x 444

Company Profile Photo (Bottom Left) – 300 x 300

Article Cover Image  – 2000 x 600

Shared Image – 1104 x 736

Link Post or Ad – 1104 x 736


Header Photo (Top) – 1500 x 1500 

Profile Photo (Bottom Left) – 400 x 400 

Instream Photo Preview – 600 x 335

And there you have it! A handy guide to social media image size requirements in 2020. Keep this on hand when creating your posts or updating your social media profiles for a seamless experience. 

If you’ve got any questions, shoot us a message and we’ll be happy to answer them!

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