Instagram now allows you to respond to Stories using animated GIFs. The novelty, announced this Tuesday (4) by Twitter of the social network, a partnership with Giphy, a database of animated images on the Internet. "Now you can reply to your friends' Stories using GIFs from @GIPHY. Update your app and try it out, Instagram said in a post on the microblog.
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The social network already allowed the use of GIFs in direct messages, but it was not possible to react to Stories with animated images. To respond directly to publications, the user could just write a note or choose one of the eight available emojis.
PSA: You can now reply to your friends stories using @GIPHY GIFs! Update your app to try it.
– February 4, 2020
With the change, just tap on the answer box and search for the keyword related to the desired GIF. The field automatically turns into a library of Giphy images.
Via Instagram and Social Media Today
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