When you're designing cover photos, graphics, and other social media assets, sometimes knowing the bare bones image dimensions isn't enough.
What if you wanted to place text or an arrow on your Facebook cover photo without it getting covered by the profile photo? And what about the shared link thumbnails on Facebook or in-stream photos on Twitter ... how big should those be?
If you're looking for a detailed guide to social media photo sizes -- including recommended dimensions, minimum and maximum dimensions, image scale, and more -- then this is it. The infographic below from Digital Information World is a great reference to bookmark or keep close-at-hand the next time you're creating an image for your social media profile. And if you're looking to make it a little faster and easier to design cover photos for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, and YouTube ...
Download your pre-sized cover photo templates for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, and YouTube for free here.
Photo & Image Dimensions on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ & YouTube
Editor's Note: This post was originally published in October 2013 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness.