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How to Resize Photos for Social Media Using Canva

How to Resize Photos for Social Media Using Canva

Ryan Sagare | @ryansagare
November 13,  2020

Why spend countless hours resizing images for different social media platforms when a tool like Canva can help you do this quickly and seamlessly? In this video, Ryan Sagare explains how to create a graphically pleasing thumbnail and how to resize it for Youtube, Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Pinterest, and other social media platforms in this easy-to-understand and digestible video.

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  • 0:00 SchoolRubric Introduction (Canva Pro or Canva for Educators)
  • 0:30 Let’s get started with Canva
  • 0:45 Create a design – Youtube Thumbnail (1280 X 720 pixels)
  • 3:15 Resize your photos 4:00 Instagram Stories size (1000 X 1500 pixels)
  • 4:45 Adding elements and icons
  • 5:33 Facebook size (1200 X 800 pixels)
  • 6:50 Preview all sizes
  • 7:06 Goodbye & Subscribe

Ryan is an experienced U.S. and international educator who currently works as Meet the Experts Webinar Moderator/Producer for Advanced Micro Device, inc (AMD). Ryan previously worked as the Coordinator for Distance Learning at the Knight Center for the Americas at the University of Texas at Austin.


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