Instagram is adding GIF stickers to its Stories feature.
You’ll now be able to overlay your photos and videos with animated stamps like accessories, sparkles, or word art.
The new feature is available on iOS and Android starting Tuesday.
Starting Tuesday, you’ll be able to add GIFs to your Instagram story.
Instagram has teamed up with Giphy to add GIF stickers as a new feature on Instagram Stories. You’ll now be able to add moving sparkles, word art, or accessories like hats and sunglasses to your story, overlaid on photos, videos, or Boomerangs.
Here’s the new feature in action:
The GIF feature is located next to Instagram’s other sticker options, like temperature stickers or hashtags. After you take a photo or video, tap the smiley face button on the top right of the screen. A blinking button that says “GIF” should appear directly beneath the “Location” button.
From there, you can either peruse the “trending” options Giphy offers, or search for something specific. The GIFs generally appear pretty small on the screen, but you can adjust their size and orientation by pinching and dragging.
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Source:: Businessinsider – Technology