You can finally comment with GIFs on Instagram — how to do it in 3 steps
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Sometimes, words aren’t enough to truly encapsulate our thoughts and feelings — you need GIFs. Fortunately, Instagram is finally allowing us to do just that.

On Wednesday, Meta announced Instagram users can now use GIFs to engage with Instagram posts and Reels. I don’t know about you, but I can’t wait to use the popular Homer-Simpson-backs-into-a-bush GIF every time someone posts an embarrassing picture or video of me. Curious about how you use this new GIF feature? Check out our easy-to-follow guide.

How to use GIFs on Instagram

1. Tap on the ‘talk bubble’ icon on the post you’d like to comment on

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2. Tap on the GIF button

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3. Choose your favorite GIF.

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You can search through the GIPHY catalog to find the GIF that best conveys how you feel.

That’s it, enjoy expressing yourself on Insta in GIF form.

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