Social media profile images

The intent of this article is to provide guidance for the format of social media images.

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Overview

Social media is based on visibility. Large header and/or cover images are the most popular way to display your brand as best as possible.

The black shapes displayed within each social media template below are interface elements that are displayed over the top of your inserted image.

Facebook cover photo template

Look out for the areas that will be covered up by your profile picture, your name, and a row of action buttons.

Facebook cover photo template (page)

The cover photo showcases your brand visually with color, photographs, and/or illustrations that show your audience what your page is about without using words.

Facebook group cover photo template

This template is used in the creation of a facebook group. There are no obstructions.


Twitter header template

The obstruction in the lower left side is your twitter profile picture.


LinkedIn background image template (profile)

The obstruction in the lower left side is your profile picture.

LinkedIn background image template (company)


YouTube channel art template

YouTube requires an uploaded photo with a minimum resolution of 2,560×1,440. You can upload an image that is larger, but it will get reduced in size and quality.

Updated on February 10, 2021

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