The Essential Cheat Sheet for Social Media Cover Photo Dimensions

by • March 26, 2013 • Experts TalkComments Off on The Essential Cheat Sheet for Social Media Cover Photo Dimensions3392

Cover photos have become a standard on social media platforms. Started by Facebook with its new Timeline almost 2 years ago, the trend has now reached Twitter, Google +, YouTube and LinkedIn.

Cover photos remain a difficult exercise because they answer to strict specifications in size [and content in some cases e.g. Facebook 20% rule] and therefore if you upload a cover photo that is not of the correct dimension for the given social media platform, your image may get cropped, warped or blurry.

The following cheat sheet, created by HubSpot’s inbound designer¬†Desmond Wong, will highlight the different dimensions you should be using for your various social media cover photos.

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