By using social icons to connect with your audience, you can increase your followers.

Search Engine Journal contributor Brian Frederick has published an article explaining how to use social media icons.

He says, “Improper usage or distortion can lead to legal ramifications for your business.

Not to worry, as this piece is intended to give you all the information you need to stay compliant with these guidelines, as well as where to find logos for 10 of the most popular social media platforms.

Everything You Need To Know About Using Social Media Icons


The approved Facebook icon can be downloaded from the Facebook Brand Resources page.

Usage Guidelines

  • Facebook’s logo is a lowercase f in a circle.
  • The “f” logo should be used to point to your presence on Facebook; this could be your page, profile, group, or event.
  • You should use a clear call to action, e.g., “Follow us on Facebook.”
  • The Facebook icon should be equal in size to other nearby icons, with adequate clear space between them. Its shape and proportions should be maintained.”

Social Media Logos: How to Use & Where to Download Them

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