The Facebook Timeline And New Brand Pages Dimensions Cheat Sheet.

With the huge emphasis on establishing your personal and business brand on Facebook., sooner or later you will need to know the dimensions for a particular area of the profile. Here is an outline of the dimension layouts you may need, and a downloadable pdf located at the bottom of the post.

The dimensions for your Timeline big header picture:

Width: 851px
Height: 315px

The dimension for the Logo pic:

The image size for your logo : Bottom left of Timeline Header.

The upload Width and Height is 180px  X 180px  but it will scale down to  Width: 32px  Height: 32px

You will need to choose a picture that can be scaled down as the profile pictures that are displayed on timeline posts are really small. Best practice is to choose your logo.

The new dimensions for your application tabs icons.

These are the icons that are displayed on a fan page that has Facebook timeline enabled. If your picture exceeds these limits, your icon will be resized and converted.

Width: 107px
Height: 70px
Maximum file size: 5MB

Facebook milestone picture size

This is the size you use for milestone pictures such as company’s foundation date.
Width: 843 pixels
Height: 403 pixels

The dimension for the Facebook Pages business.

This is the usable area for your content, videos, and landing pages. This may change with the release of Timeline pages for business slated for February 2012.

Width: 520px
Height: Unlimited

Uploading pictures

JPG file of sizes in 1:1 scale

This is the maximum size of the image you can upload.
Width: 2048px
Height: 2048px

Pictures displayed in Facebook

This is the maximum size of the image as shown in a slide show or album.
Width: 960px
Height: 720px

Facebook ads

Picture in the ad
Width: 110px
Height: 80px
Size: 5MB

Text in ad
Header: 25 characters
Body copy: 135 characters

Facebook status update

Status update length: 63,206 characters
Comment length: unlimited


The maximum size of video you can upload
Size: 1024MB
Length: 20 minutes

If you’re working on your business brand page, you may want to wait until after the upcoming Facebook Marketing Event that will be streamcast on February 29th, 2012. Facebook is slated to announce changes to the Facebook pages for brands which will make them more inline to the timeline design users by consumers.

Source : DreamGrow Social Media:

About Anderson Curry

+Anderson Curry is publisher of Digital Life CEO and Managing Partner at ECS Media Interactive, an Internet marketing agency. Anderson has more than 20 years experience in the technology and marketing industries. He regularly writes and speaks on brand development, social media, technology, and the emergence of the new digital CEO.


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