All of the social media channels have one thing in common. They all need to be supported by images. We, as users, are an extremely visually stimulated species. Pictures and images tell us so much more, it is no wonder that images and pictures are some of the best shared and most viewed.
The problem is that with all of the various channels, like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, there is such a large variation in image sizes.
Here is a wonderful graphic that we stumbled upon, compliments to Lunametrics. Keep showing us these great things! Check out the original blog post here.
Here are all of the social media channels that you can design images for, and their corresponding image sizes:
It goes well beyond just the basics as well. Take a look at the profile sizes, tab image sizes, background images sizes, and yes, even the proper image sizes to use for advertising on Facebook.
It’s actually quite amazing – it includes all of the various sizes that you can ever imagine. It doesn’t get much easier than this.
No doubt it will change, and probably quickly, but it is a great start to build your full digital image library for your brand and company information.