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In 1986, “Back To The Future II” predicted what life would be like in 2015. They got a lot of things right, and some of them wrong, but it also missed a few KEY things while predicting the future…
- The Internet
- Mobile Phones
- People Would Still Be Reading Newspapers!
The theme song was written by Huey Lewis and the News (“The Power Of Love”), but they had another hit song called “It's Hip To Be Square.” That is especially true on the internet today when it comes to social posting.
Posting images to social media can be confusing. There is no rhyme or reason to posting sizes and display sizes when you post links with graphics to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, or Instagram. Although they all can use JPEG or PNG files (for the most part) the sizes and aspect ratios are all over the place? Is there an optimum way to create one graphic in one size that will work for all platforms? The short answer is YES!
In this episode, I will give you some basic knowledge about graphics technology basics, and I will also dig into what sizes are used on the most popular social media platforms.