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Social media platforms are crowded and noisy. What can you do to stand out from the crowd?
Content with relevant images received 94 percent more views than content without relevant images. These posts garner attention and drive engagement. Additional information on how visual content impacts marketing can be found here.
Jazz up your posts with photos. Then add filters, borders, or stickers using your favorite image editor—PicMonkey, Canva, Pixlr Express, and Gimp and are just a few options. Add a cinemagraph using Flixel or create a video or slideshow with Animoto.
No matter the image type, each social network has their own language, best practices, limitations, and—of course—dimension requirements. Because social networks frequently change layouts, the dimension requirements change—a lot.
We’ve created your social media image size cheat sheet
Keep this post bookmarked, and we promise to revise the Infographic as these social networks update their requirements.
Let us know if you notice anything that needs updating in the comments.
Updated in January 2021
With all of the new changes rolled out on Facebook and Instagram, some image sizes on these platforms have changed slightly. We’ve updated the Infographic to reflect these changes.