5 Facts About the New Twitter Profiles You Should Know


You must be flexible since social media marketing is continuously evolving. A unique Twitter profile used to cost $10,000 a month in Twitter advertising, however as of recent months, the firm has been providing these services to everyone without charge. Thus the news that Twitter is introducing new profiles for all Twitter users. The updated profiles complement your marketing efforts with a more eye-catching look and enhanced functionality.

First, let’s take a look. I’ll go into the details once you’ve tried to distinguish between these two profiles.

Old Twitter

Here is an illustration of how USA Today used the previous Twitter.


New Twitter

The Today Show used the new Twitter in the following instance.

Twitter profile

As a result, as you can see, there are some variations. What are they, though?

What Have Changes Been Made in the New Twitter Profile?

When utilizing the new profiles, Twitter says there are five key things to keep in mind. Here they are, too!

1) A profile image (73x73px, up to 700kb)

Making ensuring your profile photo is current should be your first priority. The most recent measurements are as follows: 73x73px.

2) Bio (160 Characters)

Like a Google meta tag, which has a character limit of 160, your Twitter profile has a character limit of up to 160! The goal of your Twitter profile should be stated in the bio. Did you know that you could add hashtags to your bio?

 3) Profile Header (JPG or PNG file, up to 5MB)

This is from Twitter: “Display your brand prominently and interact with visitors to your profile right away. Visit the design tab on your Twitter preferences page to pick one of the pre-loaded themes or upload a new picture. To pick the best choice, use the picture cropper. On the profile header, a gradient will automatically emerge. Flash, animation, or image maps are not permitted.

On all displays, the picture keeps a 2:1 aspect ratio (minimum 200px x 100px). The picture is not interactive.

Although this is accurate, they advise using a header size of 1252 x 626 to ensure the best presentation on all screens.

4) Profile History (JPG, PNG, or GIF file, up to 800kb)

Getting the profile backdrop exactly perfect has always been challenging. Ensure that the image’s content is fully left-aligned. Picture mapping and motion are not permitted; this image is static. For this backdrop, most users suggest a width of 2560 pixels and a height of 1600 pixels.

5) Tweet pinned

The Tweet that was pinned is maybe the most thrilling thing! This was formerly available for $10,000 a month in Twitter advertisements, but it is now completely free. “Put the most crucial information on your profile. Pick a Tweet from your account to highlight at the top of your timeline. From the advertising campaign dashboard, manage your pinned Tweets. We will show the most popular Tweet if you choose more than one Tweet to pin. – Twitter

How New Twitter Will Appear on iPhone

The new iPhone app has a modern design. Additionally, you may rapidly browse full-screen Twitter photographs on the iPad.

Overall, there are a few bells and whistles with the new Twitter that you need to be aware of. In conclusion, be sure to:

  • Must own proper profile picture size: 73 x 73
  • New profile header creation: 200100 minimum; 1252626 recommended
  • Make sure your profile background is 2560 x 1600.
  • Pinning your tweets

Start using your new Twitter account right away.