Published: Sat, July 15, 2017
Sci-tech | By Carrie Guzman

Facebook's built-in camera does GIFs now

Facebook's built-in camera does GIFs now

You can access the feature by tapping the camera icon in the top left of the app.

It appears that the social media giant is trying out a new feature for its mobile app that allows you to make your own GIFs, according to The Next Web. It works well enough, and you can add a bunch of different frames, and filters (including some cool Prisma-esque style transfer effects).

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Facebook is testing a built-in GIF creator in its iOS app with some users.

While in GIF mode, the Facebook Camera can record footage for a few seconds and then transforms the video to GIF files. The new function follows last month's full rollout of a GIF comment button on Facebook that allows users to search an online library of existing GIFs and post them directly in Facebook's comments sections. This could be seen by users as a severe limitation, but Facebook only wants the content that users create through its tools to remain on its platform.

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