Facebook: Here’s How to Share a GIF in a News Feed Post

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Did you know that Facebook allows you to include GIFs in the posts you share to your News Feed? Our guide will show you how this works.

Note: These screenshots were captured in the Facebook application on iOS.

Step 1: At the top of your News Feed, tap “What’s on your mind?” to begin creating a new post.

Step 2: Swipe upward on the post options at the bottom of the screen to expand the menu.

Step 3: Tap “GIF.”

Step 4: Either scroll through the GIFs that are presented to you and choose one to share by tapping on it, or tap “Search GIFs across apps…” at the top of the screen to search for a GIF manually.

Step 5: If you chose to search for a GIF, type your search query.

Step 6: Scroll through the list of search results until you find a GIF you want to share. Tap on it to add it to your post.

Step 7 (optional): Tap “Say something about this…” if you want to add your own comment to the post.

Step 8: When you’re done editing your post, tap “Share” in the top-right corner of the screen to share the post to your News Feed.