let me be your ruler

Quick: how big is the cover image on a Facebook page? Take it from Lorde and let me be your ruler, er… let this be your ruler.

Whether you’re brand new to social media or a savvy, seen-it-done-it-all veteran, working out the heights and widths of all those images you need to make your favorite social media channels look good is a time-consuming and, it’s fair to say, laborious process. Even worse: next time you have to do this, I guarantee that you won’t remember anything.

So, I’m here to help you out with this infographic below, which provides a quick snapshot of dimension info for the main images on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Pinterest.

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Twitter

Profile Pic – 81 x 81
Header Image – 520 x 260

Facebook

Profile Pic – 180 x 180 (shows as 160 x 160)
Cover Photo – 851 x 315
App Image – 11 x 74
Post Image – 403 x 403
Highlighted Post/Milestones – 843 x 403

Google+

Profile – 165 x 165
Cover Photo – 2120 x 1192 (upload at least 920 x 520)
Post Image – upload at least 800 x 600

Pinterest

Pins – 736 x any height

 

 

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