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If you are a Community Manager or you dedicate yourself to the world of Social Media, sure you’ll see everyday terms like these ones; cover, avatar, banner, header or timeline. And surely more than in one occasion you’ve had to create content for social networks and see Mr. Google to search the exact measure when creating an image for a post, a cover or a profile picture.

If so … you can stop worrying! In Tilo Motion we like to make your life easier and we decided to make a summary of accurate measurements to create images for your cover, avatars or posts on social networks.

Do you want to know what are the measures recommended for social networks like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, Linkedin, Pinterest or YouTube? Keep reading and find out!


Profile photo: 180 x 180 px

Cover: 851 x 315 px

Post: 1200 x 900 px

Post link image: 1200 x 627 px

Facebook medidas


Profile photo: 400 x 400 px

Header: 1500 x 500 px

Post: 1024 x 512 px

Post preview: 400 x 220 px

Twitter medidas


Profile photo: 110 x 1110 px

Thumbnails: 161 x 161 px

Post: 640 x 640 px

instagram medidas


Logo Standard: 100 x 60 px

Logo square: 50 x 50 px

Background image: 974 x 300 px

Post: 646 x 220 px

linkedin medidas

Google +

Profile photo: 60 x 60 px

Cover: 858 x 482 px

Post: 497 x 279 px

Shared image: 150 x 150 px

google plus medidas


Home Channel: 2560 x 1440 px

Post Video: 1280 x 760 px

Youtube medidas


Profile photo: 165 x 165 px

Miniatures Board: 220 x 150 px

Pin size: 600 px wide

Pinterest medidas

These measures for social networks are very useful for caring about the images of your company. It is advisable to pay special attention to them to make good branding. For example, on Twitter you should consider what you show in the ‘post preview’ because, click on the image, it becomes larger.

No less important is the professional network for excellence: LinkedIn. It is very advisable to take advantage of all that social networks that offer us to take care of our personal brand. In this case, we can make a cover for LinkedIn showing the URL of our personal page or blog or indicating our profession.

And of course, be up to date is essential. Social networks are constantly changing, and when this happens, it is best to adapt our images to the recommended measures. We have the example of Google+, which has made a ‘new look’ recently.

And you? Were you consider these measures when upload an image?

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