This time around, google has decided to join the trend of sharing GIFs. Knowning too well that GIFs is no longer a new thing as many popular social media platforms introduced the features year(s) ago. Now google images now brought it live as users can now share GIFs directly into messaging apps (eg telegram, whatsapp etc) and social media.
Globally, People share GIFs animated GIF images with friends and family to express different emotions and feelings. This improve ability by google is simply to make it easier for users to share GIF images.
According to Kyler Blue, Product Manager for Google-owned Tenor, “Google now allows users to share GIF images directly from the Google Images search engine on mobile”.
Steps to share GIFs image from Google Search Engine
User has to search for GIF in Google Images, by typing search engine by typing “[topic] GIF”. An example given was “excited GIF”. This will present the users with GIF image search results, and under each GIF, a share button will be visible that brings up the regular Android share system menu.
By clicking on the android share system, it allows direct sending of GIFs to various social media and messaging platforms eg Gmail, Hangouts,Facebook, Facebook Messenger, Slack, Telegram, Twitter Android, Messages, WhatsApp etc.The new Shareable GIF feature is now available and live on the Google app for Android and iOS, as well as on the Chrome browser for Android.