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Facebook now supports GIFs, so go knock yourself out

Steve Dent, @stevetdent
May 29, 2015
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It's hard to believe, but that bastion of instant gratification, Facebook, has never supported GIFs (except via a kludge). But that appears to be fixed and you can now express your joy or add some comedy to posts on the social network. You just need to add a GIF link from Giphy, Imgur and other sites to your status updates, and it'll play inline like magic (uploads won't work, however, as TNW spotted). We're 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. Meanwhile, here's a little inspiration.

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