The world is totally in love with GIFs, you know those animated images that make us laugh so hard but more importantly, can really help your visual stand out on a timeline.
Today, Twitter finally added native support for animated GIFs on both its web version and mobile apps!
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GIFs had already been available on Twitter, but, up to now, it required users to go through Giphy, a third-party platform to actually visualize them. With native support added, GIFs are now directly accessible from the mobile app or web version of Twitter. As you will see below, they are also compatible with embedded tweets.
Nick Summers, from The Next Web, was among the first to try out the new feature:
It’s a GIF! http://t.co/MyGBncnuTZ
— Nick Summers (@nisummers) June 18, 2014
Of course, you can do much more with GIFs than posting a video. They are an amazing source of engagement as followers will share and comment on them.
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