Last updated on June 26th, 2019 at 05:57 pm
GIFs are animated images used from photos or videos that loop continuously and are suitable for the web. They are digestible, fun and, most importantly, relatable that’s why everybody loves them and shares them on Instagram.
Therefore, read the steps below to know how to post a GIF on Instagram:
There are a lot of GIF apps available on the web. Install this third-party app on your mobile and open it.
Explore the GIF options and choose the best according to your need.
Now, you have to press the Instagram icon located under any GIF that will automatically open Instagram, giving you a screen with two options- to add the GIF as a post to your feed or add the GIF as a story.
If you select the feed option, a .mp4, 15 second GIF will be put into a post, ready for you to edit and write a beautiful caption. You can simply press the share option to post it for your followers.
According to the New York Times, Tumblr said it had 23 million GIFs posted to its site every day. When Facebook began supporting GIFs, more than five million of the animations were sent daily through its messaging app.Share :
If you select the story option, a .mp4, 15 second GIF will be pushed into the Story creation tools. You can resize the GIF by pinching or expanding the screen, this will help you to fit the entire GIF in the vertical format of Instagram Stories.
Well, this is a fact that GIFs will continue to be a rising trend on Instagram. So, start using them in your feeds and stories. A massive number of people found it as a better way of communication, GIFs have become a vital one in digital marketing as well. They actually have the power to change the mood of your follower reading your post.