Facebook now supports GIFs, so go knock yourself out

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Facebook is taking small steps in improving its services further, social media titan never allowed usage of gifs before, but such days are long gone. Now users can use gifs on Facebook, yes now is the time to unleash that 10 year old kid inside you and start jumping or put some of gifs on your social network account instead.


Need to put your link of a gif uploaded elsewhere on the internet in your status update, the gif will appear in full animated glory. However, if you upload a GIF directly to Facebook, the GIF will be converted into a static image. At least that’s the case for the time being. We must cherish this moment in history, before the inevitable future in which language as we know it is purged to make room for an all-emoji communication.

Facebook ‘Pages’ currently cannot post GIFs. Here’s the official word from Facebook: “We built support for animated GIFs to help people express themselves in fun new ways on Facebook. Like many features that we release on Facebook, we want to ensure that this drives a great experience for people first before rolling it out more widely. While Pages cannot currently post GIFs, we are exploring ways to enable this in the future.”


Not sure when Zuckerberg and Co. turned the feature on, though it doesn’t seem to work yet on mobile apps and may take some time to roll out to your neck of the woods.

Zaid is a technology enthusiast who is interested in covering the latest tits and bits happening around.

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