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Owen was a reporter for TNW based in Amsterdam, now a full-time freelance writer and consultant helping technology companies make their word Owen was a reporter for TNW based in Amsterdam, now a full-time freelance writer and consultant helping technology companies make their words friendlier. In his spare time he codes, writes newsletters and cycles around the city.
Did you know there’s a few secret Giphy commands you can use in Slack to get better reaction GIFs? Neither did I, until today when a friend that works at Slack tweeted about it.
If you’re already using Giphy for Slack, you can use the Magic 8 Ball command to help your team make decisions with a roll of the dice. Like this:
/giphy #magic8ball Should we go to lunch?
And you’ll get a reaction GIF with your answer, yes, no, or shrug. It’s a fun and addictive way to get your destiny laid out for you in a GIF.
There’s a #mashup command that smashes two GIFs together to create a frankengif, like so:
/giphy #mashup Taylor Swift
There’s even an #echo command for getting whatever you want converted from text into GIF within seconds:
/giphy #echo lol nope
And finally, US readers need to know about the weather command. You can get a GIF of the current weather conditions, straight from Giphy by stabbing in your zipcode:
/giphy weather 90210
Found any other cool secret Giphy commands? Let us know in the comments!
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