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  • Instagram is testing high-res GIF stickers support

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    Date: 07 Aug 2018
    Author: Eray R

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    Huawei P8, Android 6.0

    This time, the popular social media app has gotten some improvements regarding the stickers feature. More precisely about their quality. As you already know, Instagram has GIF stickers, which you can add to your Stories, but sadly, they were lacking in terms of quality when you try to scale them up. The good news is that now in the latest server-side changes they are adding high-quality scalable GIFs so that whenever you use an animated sticker for your Story, it won't look blurry. Keep in mind that it's still in testing phase so you may not get it right away. Thanks to the Twitter user Jane Manchun Wong for their demo of this feature.

    We want to mention that Instagram uses Giphy as their GIFs source. Giphy is the largest library of animated GIFs and brings an unlimited number of them to you instantly. Go ahead and get Instagram and Giphy for your Android device.

    Source: Twitter