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This article was published on November 14, 2013

This could get messy: Giphy brings animated GIFs to your Twitter timeline

This could get messy: Giphy brings animated GIFs to your Twitter timeline Image by: Peter Macdiarmid

Animated GIF support is now available on Twitter. Giphy, seemingly the online database of GIFs, announced today that it is now integrated with Twitter’s Media Cards. All you need to do is simply share a GIFs URL and when it’s displayed in your Twitter timeline, it will automatically animate.

Here’s an example of how it will work:

No longer will you need to click to a third-party website to view the hilarious memes. Now it’s all right on Twitter.

Photo credit: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images