ibusinesslines.com
ibusinesslines.com July 28, 2017


Facebook testing GIF creator as camera option in iOS app

15 July 2017, 09:24 | Jodi Jackson

How do you do, fellow kids: Facebook now lets you create wacky GIFs, because of course

Facebook Camera Gets Its Own Animated GIF Image Creator

In addition to recording a GIF, you can also use all of the frames and effects that are available in the Facebook Camera. According to The Next Web the GIFs it creates last only "a few seconds".

As the feature rolls out, users will find the new GIF option when they swipe right to open camera. These Facebook Camera GIFs are sure to draw interest, given how obsessed some people are with the little moving images. But you can only share the resulting GIFs on your Facebook story or as posts on your Facebook page.

The new GIF mode in Facebook Camera was discovered by The Next Web's Director of Social Media Matt Navarra, who reported seeing a new GIF option on the top of Facebook camera.

Facebook frequently tests new features by rolling them out to a subset of its users, so there's no way to know whether or when this might be rolled out more widely.


Speaking of Facebook, GIFs were not something that Facebook took to immediately, as a lot of other social networks were making them important from the get-go.

The GIF option wasn't there on my Android phone and on my friend's iPhone running the latest version of Facebook. Videos are something that you can monetize.

When can you start making GIFs?

Before that, Facebook did not enable the GIF because the company thought adding GIFs to the News Feed would just make things more chaotic. It might just be rolled out eventually once the GIF creator is launched across all platforms.



Other News

Trending Now

Local firefighters being deployed in Williams Lake area
A 78-person contingent that left Sudbury on Tuesday, just over half of the 146 Ontario-wide ministry contribution sent this week. After being placed on standby earlier this week , View Royal Fire Rescue has been called to the B.C.

Concacaf da puntos a Honduras por juego ante Guayana Francesa
El delantero tenĂ­a prohibido disputar la Copa Oro con Guayana Francesa . Mientras que por Guyana marcaron Roy Contout (69) y Sloan Privat (70).

Game of Thrones season 7 premiere guide: A clash of queens
She thought she had everything figured out when she safely put her youngest son, King Tommen, in the Red Keep, but she was wrong. The doors were blocked off by the Septons and with one match, the Sept was blown up using the inextinguishable Wildfire.

Gegard Mousasi's Bellator debut to come against Alexander Shlemenko
Mousasi will make his debut for the promotion against former middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko . Between the two headliners, a combined 115-professional MMA fights into the cage on October 20.

Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon's kids start rap career
However, he did admit that their marriage was a special time in his life and that they made some incredible kids together. And even though Carey has moved on, Cannon can still cherish the memories the two had together. 'I can not .

Top ministers & Oppn leaders' meet: consensus on China, differences on Kashmir
China has called for the immediate withdrawal of Indian troops from the area, and warned that the situation could get worse. O'Brien, while speaking to the media, said the government didn't give the Opposition the answers it was looking for.

Love Island Spoiler: Montana And Alex Brand Tyla Carr 'Fake'
But it seems that his plan backfired as Tyla picked Mike, Georgia picked Sam and Olivia made a decision to stick with Chris. He said: "I played everything how I would do anywhere else". "But everyone else is playing it very safe", he explained.