The Complete Social Media Sizing Cheat Sheet [INFOGRAPHIC]

Social Media Sizing Cheat Sheet

The Ultimate Social Media Sizing Cheat Sheet

Different social media platforms have different guidelines and sizing that’s why we always find ourselves  looking for the correct sizing for our Google+ cover pic, Facebook timeline Cover size or the appropriate sizing for the branding and text in the background of your new Twitter profile.

Fortunately, the guys at Luna Metrics got our backs with a one stop shop for all for all of our social media sizing headaches – just go ahead and right-click save this bad boy into your documents and never get stuck with pouring through search results for the correct Facebook cover photo size again.

Social Media Sizing Cheat Sheet – Plain Text

Prefer text for easy copy-pasting reference? Luna Metrics got ya covered too – here’s all of the sizing information written out for you to see.

Facebook Image Sizes

Cover Photo
851 x 315 pixels
Profile Picture
160 x 160 pixes
Must be uploaded sized at least 180 x 180 pixels
Distance between left boundary and profile picture
23 pixels
Distance between top boundary and profile picture
210 pixels
Profile Picture border size
5 pixels
App Preview Image
111 x 74 pixels
Distance between App preview images
8 pixels
Total length of adjustable app preview images, with gaps
349 pixels
Shared Image size on Timeline
403 x 403 pixels
Up to 960 x 720 pixels in lightbox, can be uploaded up to 2048 pixels
Status Update
63,206 characters
Link Preview
90 x 90 pixels
Both Title Tag and Meta Description can be edited by clicking on the preview text
Highlighted Post/Milestone
843 x 403 pixels
Profile Picture In Stream
50 x 50 pixels
Shared Image In Stream
398 x 298 pixels
Profile Picture on Facebook Sponsored Story Ads
32 x 32 pixels
Sponsored Story Body Copy
90 Characters
Sponsored Story Image Size
194 x 139 pixels
Album Image Preview type 1
129 x 129 pixels
Can show either 6 or 9 photos at this size
Album Image Preview type 2
398 x 264 pixels
Three 129 x 129 pixel boxes underneath
Album Image Sizing type 3
196 x 196 pixels
Two preview images
Facebook Ad Image Size
100 x 72 pixels
Facebook Ad Title Copy
25 characters
Facebook Ad Body Copy
90 characters
Shared YouTube Video Preview
130 x 73 pixels
Shared Facebook Video preview
398 x 223 pixels

Twitter Image Sizes

Profile Picture
128 x 128 pixels
Must be <700kb when uploaded, resized to 48 x 48 pixels in stream
Brand Banner
835 x 90 pixels
Only available to select Twitter partners
Tweet Length
140 Characters
Background Sizing (Visible space between left side and content)
90% see 71 pixels
65% see 199 pixels
40% see 242 pixels
20% see 279 pixes

Google+ Image Sizes

Cover Photo
940 x 180 pixels
Can be animated using a .gif
Profile Picture
250 x 250 pixels
Profile Picture border size
5 pixels
Ribbon Photo
5 x 110 pixels each
Can be animated using .gif’s
Profile Picture In Stream
48 x 48 pixels
Shared Images
497 x 373 pixels
Up to 2048 pixels in lightbox
Post length
100,000+ characters
Cannot edit link Title Tags or Meta Descriptions

Pinterest Image Sizes

Profile Picture
49 x49 pixels
Resized from 160 x 160 pixel profile picture
Pinned Images
600 x Infinite pixels
Pin Description Length
500 Characters
Can include hyperlinks

Since Facebook changes its layout like a girl changes clothes, here’s an updated social media sizing cheat sheet.

4 Online Infographics Generators

Create Simple Infographic Online Generators

Let’s face it, the infographics industry is exploding and now we’re seeing some new tools to help us easily create or generate simple infographics. Currently, infographics agencies charge between $2k and $5k to research, design and promote a fantastic infographic.

The following tools, which was compiled by Douglas Karr, will make development of your infographics a lot less costly, easier to design and publish, and some include reporting modules to see how well the infographics are distributed and promoted.

Easel.ly – create and share visual ideas online. You may want to visit Visual.ly after creating your infographic to publish and share it with others.

Venngage – Venngage helps you create and publish custom infographics, engage your viewers, and track your results. Venngage is the most powerful infographics publishing platform ever for marketers and publishers

Infogram – We work with marvelous designers to bring you the best components and themes for your infographics. Simply pick whatever you like to build your own.

Piktochart – Piktochart is among the first online web applications to autonomize the creation of infographics. Its vision is to allow non-designers/programmers to create interactive infographics to promote their cause/brand and educate in a fun and engaging manner”

Do you know of any other  online infographics creators or generators which are not included in the list? Feel free to share them with us through the comments below.