As sites and apps evolve, so too do their guidelines… on what seems an increasingly frequent basis. Keeping track of the requirements for all the various social media image sizes can prove a bit of a headache – which is where a cheat sheet like this comes in handy.

Why is this a growing consideration for enterprise? Businesses are increasingly investing in social media marketing: 80% of marketers say their social media efforts have increased traffic. One in three of all the professionals on the planet has a LinkedIn account. And it’s proven that social media posts with images are more successful – for example, tweets that carry images are said to have 18% more clickthrough, 89% more favourites and 150% more retweets. Compelling reasons to make your content as striking as possible.

This infographic, helpfully compiled by, lists the image requirements of every major social media platform: LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Pinterest, Tumblr and Google+.