An update to the Giphy plugin allows you to post text-based GIFs -created by fittingly named artist, Animated Text – by adding ‘#text’ before your search terms. The full sequence would look like this:
“This event was off the charts”
Gary Vaynerchuk was so impressed with TNW Conference 2016 he paused mid-talk to applaud us.
/giphy #text pizza
Which pulled up this insightful image that looks like it belongs in the Geocities era:
The use of the hashtag modifier could also indicate that we’ll be able to find more kinds of specific GIFs on Slack in the future, such as #animals or #movieclips.
Anything to share better GIFs is welcome in our book.
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