I am using i Photo and I am not getting exact dimensions you describe.A: You could use an online photo editor like Pic Monkey or • • • It’s hard to find image sizes for this platform, and one reason may be that it’s pretty freeform. I don’t use Tumblr and decided not to add it to the cheat sheet, since I won’t know if things change.April 2017: Here’s an excellent Tumblr sizes overview offered by reader Morgana Johnson: Although all themes are different, the most common sizes still display 500 and 400 width posts (and most “photography” themes either display everything with a width of 1280, or even the highest resolution available).However, when you click on desktop, it gets so much bigger. ²There’s some question as to how that company cover photo works. I suspect that the cover image proportions work for mobile.Just as with Facebook and Twitter, the height gets cropped on desktop – although much more severely.
It also works well for Google and Linked In posts – and for Twitter, if you keep any type or other critical elements away from the top and bottom of the image. Outdated infographics are still widely posted and shared, despite their misinformation.Please leave a comment if any need to be corrected. Q: Do you have recommendation for how to get photos these desired image sizes?This is the exact same proportion, so you don’t have to change anything. Recommended proportion for Facebook cover photos: 16:9. Twitter card image and tweeted image sizes have finally been verified. Now they’re never seen bigger than 564 pixels wide. You can also crop, filter, and adjust your photo after you upload it to Linked In.However, I recommend using a larger size and shape that works for both desktop and mobile. Tweeted images will still be shown in full when clicked, so you can use square for portability across social media networks – but they’ll be cropped in the feed on mobile. • • • CLICK to Get your FREE Social Media Content Guide! Pinterest is recommending 2:3 proportion as optimal (example: 600 x 900 pixels), and also saying squares are fine. If you use the Showcase feature, you’ll want to make sure you make them Update August 2017: Those maddening responsive background images (banner / cover photo) on personal profiles have been dumped. Tips from Linked In: If your background image appears blurry or pixelated, please choose an image with a file size as close to the maximum (8 MB) as possible, as images with larger file sizes typically look better.