Giphy, an online GIF bank, today released its image search app for Android. The app can be used to find and share animated GIFs easily, users can browse the entire Giphy library using the app and then share what they like on multiple platforms like Twitter, Gmail, and Messenger. The new Giphy app is now available for download via the Google Play Store.
GIFs have become a very popular online medium to convey a message or feelings, it’s user generated content at its finest as people take clips from their favorite TV shows, movies and more to transform them into GIFs that are appropriate in any situation.
We’ve seen online platform rapidly adopt GIFs as well, Twitter is just one major social network that supports them, allowing users to respond with GIFs as and when they see fit. Users do like having the ability to reply with GIFs as it adds an entirely new dimension to their conversations.
Giphy has been working on expanding its offerings recently. It came out with a new studio just last month that enables users to create original animations. It also created the GIFMaker app for iOS late last year.
The new Giphy app for Android has been released today and it’s available to download via the Google Play Store.