Twitter Triples Maximum GIF Size for Web

Twitter quietly boosted the maximum size for GIFs to 15 megabytes from 5 MB, but only via the web.

Twitter quietly boosted the maximum size for GIFs to 15 megabytes from 5 MB, but only via the web.

Several readers of The Verge noticed the change Monday, and CNET pointed out the following update to Twitter’s Help Center:

Photos can be up to 5 MB; animated GIFs can be up to 5 MB on mobile and up to 15 MB on web.

Nick Statt of The Verge pointed out that the new maximum GIF size has not yet been extended to TweetDeck.

Readers: What do you think of Twitter’s new maximum GIF size?