Internet and social media just love the GIFs. When the Google Plus integrated the GIF capability, it was a big hit and still people just love to post GIF on Google Plus. Facebook also recently started supporting the GIF files with third party solutions.

How to search and browse GIFs on Twitter and how to send video messages in Direct Messages

And the latest in this list is Twitter. Though GIF was available on Twitter for awhile, now Twitter has added the GIF button its Android and iOS apps to search for the GIF in the GIF library and post them directly via a tweet or Direct Message.

This GIF search option in Twitter is a result of partnership between GIPHY and Riffsy with Twitter that let you search and browse GIF by keyword or categories. This GIF search button feature is available current on Twitter desktop and smartphone apps for Android and iOS. So, if a third-party Twitter client is your favorite app then, you will be missing this feature.

According to Twitter, users shared over 100 million GIFs in 2015. So it totally make sense to integrate the GIF search option for a better user experience and to attract more users. This feature is currently available for a limited set of users and will available to all.

Other than including the GIF Search button, Twitter also included the feature of recording and sending video messages in the smartphone apps and to send via Direct Messages, This feature is also available for the Android and iOS devices only, so Windows Phone users will have to wait a bit.

So far, Twitter users will able to send only images in Direct Messages. Twitter also included the option to send a Direct Message with 10,000 characters few months back.

So, how excited you are about this new Twitter feature? Is it available for your account yet and do you love sharing GIFs on social media?