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How to use GIF in a private message on LinkedIn | Social networks

LinkedIn announced on Wednesday (11) a partnership with the Tenor repository that was recently acquired by Google to send GIFs in the chat. According to the professional network, the number of messages grew by 60% in the last year and, with the novelty, it is expected to further encourage the use of the communication tool among users of the platform.

Initially, the GIF gallery will be available for half of the service's accounts, both on mobile and on PC, through the web version of the professional network. The resource should be released to everyone in the coming weeks. Check out, in the following step by step, how to find out if the novelty is already available to you and, if so, see how to use it.

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LinkedIn wins gallery for sending GIFs in chat via computer and cell phone Photo: Divulgao / LinkedInLinkedIn wins gallery for sending GIFs in chat via computer and cell phone Photo: Divulgao / LinkedIn

LinkedIn wins gallery for sending GIFs in chat via computer and cell phone Photo: Divulgao / LinkedIn

Step 1. Open the chat with a friend or group and check if there is a "GIF" button next to the attachment sending icon. If so, click on it to open the GIF gallery;

Accessing GIF gallery on LinkedIn chat Photo: Reproduo / Helito BijoraAccessing GIF gallery on LinkedIn chat Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Accessing GIF gallery on LinkedIn chat Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Step 2. To send an animation, just click on it. The GIF will be immediately published in the chat;

Click on the desired GIF to send it in the LinkedIn chat Photo: Reproduo / Helito BijoraClick on the desired GIF to send it in the LinkedIn chat Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Click on the desired GIF to send it in the LinkedIn chat Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Step 3. If you are looking for a specific image, you can use the search field to find the desired GIF.

Using GIF search on LinkedIn Photo: Reproduo / Helito BijoraUsing GIF search on LinkedIn Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Using GIF search on LinkedIn Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Step 1. Open the chat with a friend or group and check if there is a "GIF" button to the right of the camera icon. Tap on it to open the GIF gallery;

Accessing GIF gallery on LinkedIn chat Photo: Reproduo / Helito BijoraAccessing GIF gallery on LinkedIn chat Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Accessing GIF gallery on LinkedIn chat Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Step 2. Tap on the arrow in the upper right corner of the gallery to enlarge it. You can also use the search bar, which reads "Search GIFs", to find specific animations. To send the image, just tap on the desired item.

Touch a GIF to send it Photo: Reproduo / Helito BijoraTouch a GIF to send it Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Touch a GIF to send it Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Ready! Take advantage of tips for sending GIFs in LinkedIn conversations.