Facebook Timeline – Image Sizes

Facebook ?Sometimes you just need a basic bit of information.

Today’s tidbit concerns the new Facebook Timeline. There are lots of tutorials for adapting to Facebook’s new way of doing things but I find that most of them leave out one simple and practical bit of information – the size of the images you’ll need to use. So, in the interest of being useful here they are:

  • Cover Image – 851 x 315 pixels
  • Profile Image – 200 x 200 pixels  (leave a 12 pixel  border to allow for Facebook’s auto-cropping)
  • App Images – 111 x 74 pixels

Keep in mind that these images cannot include price or purchase information, contact info, calls to action or references to Facebook features such as Like or Share.

For a more in-depth look at the new Timeline check out my recent series on SixEstate – Grappling with Timeline Part 1 and Part 2. Part 3 will be online Monday morning.

Image by birgerking, used under its Creative Commons license.


  1. Thanks dude! Have been looking for this for days. Can’t understand why Facebook don’t publish those measurements in their help area!?

  2. Honestly, Facebook’s timeline kinda overwhelms me. But your info is much appreciated.

Leave a Reply