Sharing photos on Facebook seems easy – with the click of a button you can share your company’s latest promotion or remind your friends you’re enjoying a vacation. But it can get complicated when your favorite part of the image doesn’t show up on your ‘wall.’ Let’s take a quick look at the specifics of posting your Facebook photos. All photos shared on your Facebook wall are displayed as a 403 x 403 pixel square image on your wall. But what happens if your image isn’t that ideal size? If you upload a horizontal photo at 403 pixels wide, it will be shown in its entirety. However, a horizontally wider photo will have the edges cropped off. A vertically wider photo will get cropped top and bottom into a square shape. On the other hand, if your photo is less than 403 x 403 pixels wide either way, Facebook will automatically size it up for you. Louise Myers‘ helpful infographic below breaks down all the Facebook photo dimension specifics! For even more helpful hints, check out LunaMetrics’ Social Media Sizing Cheat Sheet. Need help deciding which photos your company should post to Facebook in the first place? SocialNicole would love to help!
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