The ultimate guide to social media image sizes: Cheat Sheet for 2022

What is the best image size for social media?

  • It prevents pixelation and inconvenient image stretching. If you want to keep it professional, you don’t want your content to look weird, right?
  • It is one of the basic optimizations for social media. You can boost your engagement as you use tailored content for each platform.
  • It guarantees that your audience sees the entire content. Some of your content may be chopped off due to incorrect dimensions.
  • It helps you to publish future-proof content. If the platform changes the way they showcase the content, your know-how might help you to save time and effort in the future.

Instagram Image Size

Instagram Profile Photo Sizes

Instagram Image Size for Feed Content

  • Square: 1080 x 1080 pixels
  • Landscape: 1080 x 566 pixels
  • Portrait: 1080 x 1350 pixels
  • Supported aspect ratios: In the range of 1.91:1 and 4:5
  • Recommended image size: 1080 pixels width, height between 566 and 1350 pixels (based on if the image is landscape or portrait)
  • If you upload an Instagram photo with a different aspect ratio, the platform will crop it to fit a supported aspect ratio.
  • If you upload an image over 1080 pixels, Instagram will automatically update it with 1080 pixels.
  • If it is lower than 320 pixels, Instagram will automatically change it to 320 pixels.
  • If the image is in the range of 320 pixels to 1080 pixels, Instagram will keep the original resolution, if the aspect ratio is between 1.91:1 and 4:5 (566 to 1350 pixels height with a 1080 pixels width)

Instagram Stories Image Size

  • Landscape: 1080 x 566 pixels
  • Square: 1080 x 1080 pixels
  • Minimum & maximum width: 320–1080 pixels
  • Supported aspect ratios: Between 1.91:1 and 4:5

Twitter Image Size

Twitter Profile Image Size

Twitter Header Visual Size

Twitter In-Stream Visual Size

Twitter Card Visual Size

Twitter Fleet Image Size

Facebook Post Image Size

LinkedIn Post Image Size

Bonus Tip: Auto-generate the best social media image sizes for all platforms!

Wrapping Up

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