THE NEW NATIVE LINKEDIN VIDEO AD SIZE SPECIFICATIONS 2018

Find below the official new Native LinkedIn video ad size specifications and requirements or Linkedin Advertising 2018. This a new feature from Linkedin that allows advertisers upload native video for LinkedIn Sponsor Content and for Linkedin Company pages.



WHAT IS A NATIVE LINKEDIN VIDEO AD?

Video Ads are a Sponsored Content ad format that appear in the LinkedIn feed. LinkedIn launched video ads back in 2012 via links (embeds) from Youtube ads. Now and finally, you can upload native videos into LinkedIn to be run as video ads on the LinkedIn platform.

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THE NEW LINKEDIN ADVERTISING SPECIFICATION FOR NATIVE VIDEO ADS 2018

The official specifications  and requirements for Native LinkedIn Videos Ads are:

  • Linkedin Video Ad Length: Three seconds to 30 minutes (Tip: most successful video ads are less than 15 seconds long)
  • Linkedin Video Ad Layout: Horizontal (vertical videos are not supported)
  • Linkedin Video Ad File size: Between 75 KB and 200 MB
  • Linkedin Video Ad File format: MP4
  • Linkedin Video Ad Frame rate: Less than 30 FPS (frames per second)
  • Linkedin Video Ad Pixel and aspect ratio:
    • 360p (480 x 360; wide 640 x 360)
    • 480p (640 x 480)
    • 720p (960 x 720; wide 1280 x 720)
    • 1080p (1440 x 1080; wide 1920 x 1080)
  • Linkedin Video Ad Audio format: AAC or MPEG4
  • Linkedin Video Ad Audio size: Less than 64KHz

Important notes:

  • If a member unmuted the video in their feed on desktop and scrolls down immediately (in less than two seconds), the video will continue playing even if less than 50% of the video is visible on screen.
  • You cannot upload more than 25 Videos in Campaign Manager within 24 hours.
  • You can only upload videos from a desktop computer, not from your mobile device.
  • All of the Sponsored Content Ad Specifications apply to the text portion of Video Ads.

TIMELINE:

  • December 2012: LinkedIn allows users to promote Youtube videos as ads on Linkedin.
  • August 2017: LinkedIn allows users to upload their own videos as organic posts both company and personal profiles.
  • March 2018: LinkedIn allows advertisers to upload native videos for sponsor content and company pages.

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By |March 30th, 2018|LinkedIn|