Twitter Gives Some Users New GIF Feature

Twitter appears to be testing a new feature in its mobile apps (at least on Android) that gives users a way to quickly access GIFs to share with their followers. Some are seeing a GIF icon appear between the camera…

Tumblr Updates iOS App With GIF Button

Last summer, Tumblr launched the GIF button for its web version. The feature finally hit the Android app just last month. At the time, Tumblr said the function would come to iOS soon, and soon is now. As SocialTimes reports,…

Google+ Gets More Changes (On the Web)

Google+ has been going through a lot of changes this year as Google has sought to detach it from all the other services it has been integrated with over the years. Still reluctant to just put it out to pasture,…

Twitter Introduces ‘ScratchReel’ GIFs

Twitter introduced a new animated GIF feature called ScratchReel. The company tweeted out an example, asking users if they’ve spotted one yet. Spotted a ScratchReel yet? Scrub back & forth to help the @WSL surfer escape the tube! ⏪?⏩ Only on Twitter,…

Facebook Is Now Testing GIFs for Page Posts, Ads

Back in May, Facebook finally started supporting animated GIFs in posts, but only those from personal accounts. A lot of Page admins were bummed about this because they recognized the potential to grab more attention and engagement from fans by…

Facebook Users Celebrate Animated GIF Support

In case you haven’t heard, Facebook is at long last supporting animated gifs, at least partially. Users can post them, but the feature is still not supported by Pages for some reason. Either way, users are thrilled: Welcome to Facebook,…

John Boehner Hate, Hate, Hates on Obama’s Free College Plan with Taylor Swift GIFs

The staff of fiscal conservative John Boehner has taken the time to explain why you should be against President Obama’s recently announced plan to provide free community college to some Americans. Knowing that that only way to reach the kids…

YouTube Finally Adds a GIF-Making Tool

GIFs, however you say it, already rule the internet. And though making a few-second GIF from the world’s greatest source for GIF-able material – YouTube – isn’t rocket science, it’s a tiny pain in the ass in that you have…

Imgur Aims For Better GIFs With Project GIFV

Imgur, one of the biggest image sharing sites on the Internet (in no small part thanks to reddit), announced a new format for looping GIF videos – GIFV. The company says it is reimagining the looping GIF video thanks to…

PopKey Is the GIF Keyboard You’ve Desperately Wanted

Now that you’ve used iOS 8’s new third-party keyboard option to use SwiftKey or other swipe text keyboards (because who wasn’t waiting for that?), please be alert to the fact that there is now an all-GIF keyboard that you can…