How To Comment With GIFs On Instagram

Here are the steps on how to comment with GIFs on Instagram expressing yourself with the largest GIF database in the world!

The wait is finally over. You can now comment with GIFs on Instagram. Although GIFs have been possible on IG Stories and when messaging on DM, expressing yourself on the comment section with GIFs was not possible, until now.

The new feature comes 12 years after the popular social media app debuted. Instagram, which debuted back on October 6, 2010 has been a force in the social media space. On its initial day of existence, the app racked up over 25,000 users on day one.

In an attempt to continue their distinguished identity amongst other social media platforms, IG for long focused on photos as the sole form of expression. That was until June 20th of 2013, when video was introduced. The ever involving platform, now adds GIFs to it’s comment section joining the likes of Twitter and Reddit.

Although quite simple, here are the steps on how to comment using GIFs on Instagram.

How To Post GIFs On Instagram

Step 1 : Make sure you have the latest version of Instagram. Check your Google Play Store (Android) or App Store (Apple).

Step 2: Open the Instagram app and click on a post.

Step 3: Click on the comment icon.

How To Post GIFs On Instagram

Step 4: Click on the GIF icon to search the biggest GIF database, GIPHY.

Why can’t I comment with GIFs on Instagram? If you do not see the GIF option in the comment box, DO NOT worry. Instagram is rolling out this new feature and it will take time for all users on the gram to start commenting with GIFs.



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