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Personal Avatar Size Reference Guide

A useful guide to social media avatar sizes.

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Facebook: Lets you display up to a rectangular image 180 pixels wide x 540 pixels tall while showing avatars of 50×50 pixels elsewhere.

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LinkedIn: Sidebar images measure 40 × 40 pixels and profile page images can be 80×80 pixels.

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Twitter: Profile pages display images at 73 × 73 pixels while showing avatars at 48 × 48, 31 × 31 and 24 × 24 pixels elsewhere.

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Google: Gmail (96 × 96 pixels) and Friend Connect (both 82 × 82 and 40 × 40 pixels) use different images, the image sizes aren’t too different.

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Yahoo!: Pulse is Yahoo’s Facebook-like site. The Profile page has your square image at 128 x 128 pixels, but the most-used size is the reduced 32 x 32 that appears near comments.

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Myspace: Allows up to 158 × 158 pixels for an image on the profile page, and uses 28 × 28 pixel icons everywhere else.

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