The brand-new looping video will auto-play without sound.Although the sound will kick-in if you click on the profile.Facebook has made some MAJOR changes to your Profile Picture.The decade-old social network, which was visited by a billion users on a single day back in August, has today introduced support for animated profile pictures.
There should be a new flashing record icon, which allows you to shoot up to seven seconds of video, or edit seven seconds from an existing video in your Camera Roll.
Here’s a more detailed walkthrough of finding GIFs in Messages: Once you’ve pulled up the #images GIF app in Messages, you can browse and choose from popular GIFs or use the search bar to find something in particular.
Once you’ve chosen a GIF you can add text to go along with it before sending it.
Facebook users will be able to record a short looping video, similar to a Vine or animated GIF, to use as their profile picture for the first time.
The new animated Profile Pictures are being trialled in the UK – so don't expect to see the new GIF-style profile pictures filling your News Feed just yet.
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But if you want to test out the new GIF format you need an Apple device running the latest version of i OS and Facebook.