Instagram GIFs are a great way to improve your Instagram Story. A GIF, or graphic interchange format, is an image that moves. Here’s how to get GIFs on Instagram.
Having strong visuals is the most important part of engaging your audience, but adding things like GIFs will spice up your content and help grow your following.
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So, how do you get GIFs on Instagram?
First, create an Instagram Story by opening the app and clicking the camera button in the top left corner of your screen:
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Then take a photo and select this tab:
Next, find the GIF section:
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Click it and then select or search for the GIF you want:
Tap a GIF to select it, and then once it’s on your image you can make it bigger or smaller with your fingers. You can also add multiple GIFs to an IG Story.
Remember, GIFs are a great way to make your content even more visually engaging. I also always think about which GIFs are appropriate or are fitting for my content. So brainstorm and experiment.
The platform is constantly changing and updating their GIFs so be sure to keep an eye out for new ones or ones related to trending topics.
Now you can GIF away!