Every social networking sites have liminatition and recommendations about size of image, covers and videos. Numbers differs. Smart marketers should orient in this numbers and know dimensions and other details defined by each social media platform.
Image for cover Photo should be 820x310px ut minimum size is 399 x 150 px and the smaller photo will be stretched. Recommended upload size of shared image should be 1200 x 630 pixels.
Cover photo you upload must be at least 399px wide and 150px tall.
Timeline image is automatically scaled down to 40px by 40px but the thumbnails for shared links display at 450px by 235px.
Header photo 1500x500 with maximum file size 10MB with file format JPG, GIF or PNG. Max to appear expanded 1024 x 512 pixels but minimum 440 x 220 pixels. Maximum file size for photo is 5 MB and 3 MB for animated GIF.
It recommended to choose cover photo that has 1080 x 608 pixels when shared images should be with minimum width of 497 pixels and maximum upload 2048 x 2048 px. Google + also allow to use video for social media marketing.
Instagram supports vertical and horizontal images between 566px and 1350px in height. The maximum size for all image formats is 1080px. Instagram has 3 image orientation: square, horizontal, vertical.
Take into consideration mentioned information before you prepare media materials with different sizes for all social networks and save to your cloud, gallery, if you use the same images and videos for different channels.
We recommend to save images, videos in your cloud or computer’s Gallery with at once with one more key word that represent social media network. It will help you to choose the right image (size, dimension) faster for specific social media platform. For example, company_business-people-fc.jpg