James Mulvey, a fellow writer here at Hootsuite, once said: “Unlike spandex, social media is not one-size-fits-all.”
Despite feeling uncomfortable about picturing my colleague in spandex, I think this quote rings true in every way. Each social network has its own nuances and specifications—especially when it comes to images.
If you don’t tailor your images to each social network, you can run into issues like blurry pixelation or awkward cropping that will diminish the perceived quality of your content.
Below, you’ll find the most recent image size specifications for different social media networks. To jump ahead to a specific social network, use these links: