Free Social Media Icon Sets – Best Of

With innovations of web-based technologies, social media is now everywhere, changing the way human interacts. Thus, demands for social media icons are raised within web community especially web designer who creates commercial site or theme.

But hey, I know how it feels: you stumbled upon a nice social media icon set and click on the ‘Download‘ button and bingo! This stuff is not for commercial. Worse, you have to attribute back to the post wherever you use those icons, which sounds bad for commercial products.

Fear not, for there are still many free high quality social media icon sets available for your projects with no attribution required (but highly appreciated!), and 63 of them are listed inside this post. So browse through them, go get what you want and enjoy!

63 High Quality Social Media Icon Sets

Hongkiat Exclusive: Social Truck Icon Set

“Social Truck Icon set consists of 10 social network icons; delivered as PNGs at the super-size of 512 pixels.” Designed by Andrea Austoni exclusively for readers only.

Hongkiat Exclusive: Social Network Icon Set

“These Iconshock icon set comes in 6 different sizes: 12×12, 16×16, 24×24, 128×128, 256×256 and 512×512, covering various social network logos like Blogger, Delicious, Facebook, Flickr, Linked-in, Reddit, RSS feed, Stumble Upon, Technorati and Twitter.” Created by Iconshock exclusively for Hongkiat.

‘+’ Icon Set

“This icon set has the ability to grow into the complete social bookmarking set, but only with your help.” Originated by Nouveller.

Circular Social Media Icons

The zip file includes 3 sizes for 27 icons: 128×128, 64×64 and 32×32. There is an icon for the following: Blogger, Delicious, DesignFloat, Digg, Facebook, Flickr, Google, a heart icon that will work for anything (such as bookmark), MySpace, Reddit, an RSS icon, StumbleUpon, Technorati, Twitter, WordPress, Yahoo!, YouTube, AIM, Bebo, eBay, Hi5,, LinkedIn, Windows Live, Ning, Orkut and Yahoo Messenger.

3D Icon Set

“Inside this Icon Pack are twenty 3D social media icons, created exclusively for the viewers of Tutorial9 by Dawghouse Design Studio.”

3D Statuette Icon Set

“This is a set of 3D social bookmarking icons that are placed over a platform like statuettes. They come in a pretty big size (435*424px) which can be scaled to a preferred custom size and the format is transparent PNG.” Released on Web Resources Depot.

A Life in Pixel Icon Set

“The set includes 16 32px x 32px PNG files. They are monochromatic and can work with many other colors, which is perfect if you are looking for icons that are subtle and muted so that they do not dominate your design.” Designed by Daniele Selvitella for release on Six Revisions.

Bevel Dark Icon Set

“The set includes 10 icons featuring the logos of popular social bookmarking sites. Bevel Dark includes 512×512, 256×256, 128×128, and 64×64 icons in .png format.” Published by Tutorial9.

Black Ink Grunge Stamp Icon Set

Designed by WebTreats ETC.

Black Paint Splatter Icon Set

Designed by WebTreats ETC.

Bookmarking Icon Set

Released by Elmastudio.

Bubblicons Icon Set

“Each icon has dimensions of 48×48px and is in PNG format. It’s perfect for blogs and content-centric websites.” Authored by Supratim Nayak for Design Instruct.

Burnt Wood Icon Set

“Each icon is a 420×420px PNG file that can be scaled down to any size needed.” Burnt by Chris Thurman of Visual Swirl for Six Revisions.

Character Icon Set

“Downloading this package you get PNGs + AI file with fully editable source for all characters.” Released on Bevel and Emboss.

Cheers Icon Set

Designed by Helen Gkizi from for Smashing Magazine.

Circular Icon Set

“The download includes .png files in grunge & clean versions and three sizes (128×128, 64×64 & 32×32).” Presented by Arbenting.

Crumpled Paper Icon Set

Designed by WebTreats ETC.

Dark Denim Social Media Icons

Designed by WebTreats ETC.

Dellifeed Icon Set

“A set with 8 tasty and appealing social icons in the format .png.” Baked by Dellustrations for Smashing Magazine.

Elegant Themes Icon Set

“The package includes 42 64×64 icons in both PNG and PSD form.” Created by Elegant Themes.

Function Icon Set

Presented by Function.

Furry Cushions Icon Set

“A set with 6 transparent furry social icons in .png.” Designed by Andrea Austoni especially for Noupe.

Glossy Waxed Wood Icon Set

Designed by WebTreats ETC.

Grass Textured Icon Set

“The icons are packaged with 3 different sizes to suit your needs: 256px, 128px and 64px.” Texturized by Richie Thimmaiah from RichWorks for Speckyboy Design Magazine.

Green Thumb Icon Set

“All icons are available in four sizes: 256×256, 128×128, 64×64 and 32×32 pixels.” Planted and released by Visual Swirl.

Grunge Peeling Stickers Icon Set

“Each icon is in .png format sized at 128x128px with transparent backgrounds. The pack comes with a .PSD source file so that you can customize your own icons.” Created for Tutorial9 by Dawghouse Design Studio.

Grunge Warning Stripes Icon Set

Designed by WebTreats ETC.

Hand Drawn Icon Set

Drawn by rafiki270.

Heart Icon Set

“A set of 22 social icons in .png and in resolutions 16×16, 32×32, 64×64.” Designed by Aravind Ajith from The Design Superhero for Smashing Magazine.

inFocus Icon Set

“A huge free set of 1,540 social networking icons, our standard 154 icons in 10 colors. We’ve included layered PSDs of their implementation as well as a matching About the Author Box.” Created by WebTreats ETC.

Kadom Icon Set

“Each icon is in .png format on transparent background.” Released by Kadom.

Lighter Grey Icon Set

“Icons are 16 by 16 pixels and in transparent PNG format. The set also includes one extra blank icon base for making additional matching icons.” Presented by Nymphont.

Little Sketchy Monster Icon Set

“In the download file you will get a preview image and seven transparent .PNG images (these can be scaled down easily if you require them to be smaller).” Spawned by Circlebox.

Matte White Icon Set

Designed by WebTreats ETC.

Nurture Icon Set

“The set includes 10 icons featuring the logos of popular social bookmarking sites with 512×512, 256×256, 128×128, and 64×64 icons in .png format.” Designed by David Leggett for Smashing Magazine.

Old Bottle Crowns Icon Set

“This set contains 20 200px x 200px PNG files that you can easily resize and edit for your website design.” Created by Dawghouse Design Studio for Six Revisions.

Orange Grunge Stickers Icon Set

Designed by WebTreats ETC

Pagepeel Icon Set 1

“The set contains 16 social icons in (transparent)PNG format.” Published on Productivedreams.

Pagepeel Icon Set 2

“Icons are transparent PNGs and the available dimensions are 128 x 128 and 64×64”. Published on Productivedreams.

PinkStrip Icon Set

Created and shared by

Pixel Perfect Icon Set

“Each icon is hand crafted and available as a large share button, 32 pixel and 16 pixel icon.” Brought to you by PSDTuts and Benjamin Reid.

Rivet Social Icon Set

“You’ll find 14 different 64px x 64px icons in this set in .jpg format.” Designed by John Campbell from DesignBump, released on Six Revisions.

Robotic Icon Set

“The set consists of various popular social media icons and is available in three different resolutions – 64 x 64px, 96 x 96px, and 128 x 128px.” Invented by Spencer Sy for release on Onextrapixel.

Simple White Icon Set

“Another huge set of 1,540 social networking icons, our standard 154 icons in 10 colors corresponding to each of inFocus’ color variations.” Released by Web Treats ETC.

SleekSocial Icon Set

Authored by Andrew S. Roberts for publish on Design Instruct.

Social Buzz Icon Set

Crafted by IconShock, released on Tutorial9.

Social Cat Icon Set

“There are three cat colors, with 15 social media icons.” Created by animal lover, Petshopbox.

SocialClean Icon Set

“A set of 12 icons delivered as PNGs in 4 different sizes: 16×16, 32×32, 48×48 and 128×128 covering various social networks.” Designed by Iconshock exclusively for InstantShift.

Social Sketches Icon Set

“In the package, you’ll find 16 different icons for Digg, Reddit, StumbleUpon, Facebook, and more. Each icon comes with 6 standard sizes (32px, 48px, 64px, 128px, 256px, and 512px) in PNG format.” Published on Six Revisions.

Social Media Icon Set

“16×16 and 32×32 icons included, in both transparent PNG and GIF.” Created by sm07.

Social Media Stars Icon Set

“Since you are all stars to us, we made this icon set available for you in two different sizes (128×128 & 64×64) for your convenience.” Presented by Arbenting.

Splatter Icon Set

“These icons are conveniently designed at 8 different sizes ranging from 12px to 512px in png format.” Brought to you by MyInkBlog and Iconshock.

Sticker Style Icon Set

Created by claycauleyinc.

Stitch Styled Icon Set

“All of these are in PNG format with a size of 512 x 512 px.” Created by Creative Repository.

Subtle Grey Icon Set

“Icons are 16 by 16 pixels and in transparent PNG format. The set also includes one extra blank icon base for making additional matching icons.” Designed by Nymphont.

The Leaves Fall Icon Set

“Icons are available in the .png format in various resolutions.” Made by for Smashing Magazine.

Typography Icon Set

Typographed by Mulletized.

Vintage Stamp Icon Set

Crafted by Dawghouse Design Studio exclusively for Tutorial9

Web 2.0 Gift Icon Set

“This icon pack contains 14 icons, including popular social bookmarking services and our favourite browser, Firefox. Icons are available in PNG, ICO and ICNS format.” Presented by IconsPedia.

Wooden Badges Icon Set

Crafted for Tutorial9 by Dawghouse Design Studio.

Worn Cloth Icon Set

Designed by WebTreats ETC.

Woven Fabric Icon Set

Hand crafted by Jan Cavan from Dawghouse Design Studio for Web Designer Depot.

Yammy Icon Set

“The set consists of various popular social media icons and is available in two different sizes – 64 x 64px and 128 x 128px.” Beautifully designed and baked for Onextrapixel by Helen Gizi.


We want to take this chance to thank all designers and publishers who made these icon sets available for everyone to use without any restriction. Your contribution created a real open web for more possibilities and innovations, which by other mean is, you guy rocks!

Please let us know which icon set you would use for your project, or simply leave a comment to suggest what kind of social media icon set you wish to have, which would be a really nice reference for icon designer.