Design Resource: Essential Social Media Design Cheat Sheet

Just when you’ve designed the perfect layout for your twitter profile page, the network announces a site redesign. With all of the social media profiles you and clients have, staying on top of responsive design enhancements can be a full time job.  The essential social media design cheat sheet courtesy of Omnicore makes life a little easier.

The graphic is full of good info, including image size requirements, where to position graphics for optimum mobile viewing and notes specific to the social network.  Did you know on Instagram, photos imported from a native phone camera will save at a lower resolution than those taken with the app’s camera?


Graphic via Omnicore

Categories: Graphic Design, Technology


  1. Christine Alexander On June 13, 2014 at 9:09 am Reply

    I was actually thinking of writing a similar post on the Dream! Thanks so much for the AWESOME information, Jill!

  2. hlwimmer On June 26, 2014 at 11:29 am Reply

    Excellent round-up. Also, it’s good to note that images saved as PNGs often appear more crisp (not down sampled) than JPGs. This is especially good for logos and flat graphics/colors.

  3. Jill DiNicolantonio On June 27, 2014 at 5:09 pm Reply

    Good point about using PNGs vs. JPGs – thanks!

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