Facebook: Here's How to Share a Boomerang in Stories

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Did you know that you can share Boomerang posts on Facebook Stories? Boomerangs are like animated GIFs, but instead of playing an animation in a loop, they repeatedly play an animation forward and backward. Our guide will show you how to share a Boomerang in Facebook Stories.

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

Step 1: At the top of your News Feed, tap “Add to Story” under the “Stories” section. Note: This button will contain your profile picture.

Step 2: Swipe from left to right at the bottom of the screen to move into the “Boomerang” capture mode.

Step 3: If this is the first time you’ve activated the Boomerang capture mode in the Facebook Camera, tap “OK” on the tutorial message that appears.

Step 4: Tap the capture button at the bottom of the screen to take a Boomerang.

Step 5: From here, edit your post as normal before sharing...



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