Facebook, which constantly develops itself and frequently introduces a new feature, continues to surprise its users. GIF images shared on Facebook so far have been shared as a visual or link, but you can now add animated images directly. If a share is GIF, it can be distinguished by an icon on it. To post a gif on Facebook, you don’t need to use any 3th party app. You can choose from Facebook Gif gallery and post it easily.
What is a Gif on Facebook?
GIF is the conversion of short cuts from videos into images. Another name is the animated photo. Some special graphics programs are used to do this. But now things have become so easy that you can convert any video you want online from various websites into GIFs. You can find hundreds of different Gifs in Facebook’s gallery. So, you don’t even need to do Gif with other applications. Even stickers are now available in Gif form. As social media sites started to support Gif format, interaction and sharing on these sites started to increase.
You can use gifs when posting on your Facebook profile status message, messages with your friends, or commenting on any content. If you want to post a GIF on Facebook, you can add it yourself or choose from standard GIFs:
- Open Facebook web site or app
- If you want to post Gif on your profile status, choose GIF section at post
- You can search any Gif from Gif gallery or you can direct add your own Gif
- And you done!
You can use the same method in all Facebook activities (like message, comment)
How to Post a Gif on Facebook Comments
You can use Gif while writing a comment on your favorite content on Facebook. You do not need to apply a different method to do this. As mentioned above, you can add Gif to comments. Select from gallery and add to comment section. For this you can add your own custom Gif. First, create Gif, add it to your gallery and add it to the comment section and select it from the gallery. You can also use gif this way when you send a message to someone. Facebook supports Gif in all parts of the site or application. You can search the GIF gallery and find GIF by topic.
Cannot Post? Solution
Cannot post a GIF on Facebook? To experience this problem, it must be an extraordinary situation. Because there are very few people who are experiencing this issue. But we have a few suggestions for those still who have this problem:
- Update your Facebook app. You may be using the older version
- If you are having this problem at the PC, your video card may not support file extensions like this
- If you have problems with the mobile, check the device settings. There may be some restrictions.
- If that doesn’t work, you can get support from Facebook Customer Service.
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