StoryChief allows you to publish videos to multiple social media platforms, and some of these platforms allow you to select a cover image which will be visible before the video is played.

Please follow those steps to set a custom cover image for your video

Step 1. Create a social media post

Step 2. Add a video to your social post

Step 3. Click the modify thumbnail button on the video:

Step 4. Select the image you want to use as a cover image, then click Select:

🎊 Congratulations, your video will now show the selected image as a cover image on the supported social media platforms.

ℹī¸ Support social media platforms:

Social media platform

Custom video cover image










Only Twitter embedded videos (Duration > 140 seconds and dimensions outside of 32x32 and 1280x1024; see help article))

Twitter native videos do not support custom cover images.





Does not support videos

Google My business


Does not support videos



ℹī¸ Limitations

You can only select an image from the video itself. You can not upload an external image.

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