How to Comment GIFs on Instagram

Comment GIFs on Instagram

GIFs are a form of short videos and emojis that are so popular on social media these days. GIFs are used to express feelings, emotions, memes, etc. GIF comments are so popular these days than regular text comments, but now you can comment with GIFs on Instagram. This feature is launched recently by Instagram, now GIF comments can be done.

You can find different types of GIFs on Instagram and comment on them on Instagram Reels and posts as well. It helps you to connect with your audience and share viral trends, create memes, and more. GIFs were first introduced on Facebook in the starting, but now GIFs are available on every platform and keyboard app.

In this article, we will learn how to comment on GIFs on Instagram and what are the requirements and processes.

How to Comment GIFs on Instagram?

Now let’s see how to comment GIFs on Instagram, follow the below steps to take the same.

  • Open the Instagram app on your smartphone
  • Login to your account
  • Go to any Instagram post and go to the comment section
  • You will see the GIF option in the comment section
  • Tap on GIF and choose any GIF from the list to share
  • You can also search for a specific kind of GIF you want to post
  • Now click on the GIF you like and post it

Introduction to GIF feature on Instagram

Instagram is launching new features almost every month, recently we saw the new interface of the Instagram app. Now they have launched a recent feature which is GIF, now we can do GIF comments on Instagram Reels and posts as well. Simply search for a particular GIF and comment on it.

You can also use GIFs on the Instagram app through the chat box on the mobile as well as the desktop version of the app. Open the chat box go to the message icon bar where you type messages, tap on the sticker icon, tap on the GIF icon, search for GIF, and send it to anyone.

Isn’t it cool that now we can send GIF and comment on Instagram? This feature is interesting and useful because we are bored with traditional text and emojis commenting on Instagram.

GIF Feature on Instagram availability?

If you are a beta user, then you will get early access to any upcoming feature of Instagram. I’m also a beta user of most social media apps, Instagram is one of them, so I get all the features way before the normal users.

Many users reported that they didn’t get this GIF feature in the comment section. If you are one of those who didn’t get this feature yet, then maybe this feature has not been rolled out in your country, so wait for some time. Or update the Instagram app from the Google Play Store or App Store.


To comment with GIFs on Instagram is super easy, as we saw in the steps discussed above in the article. Update your Instagram app if you have not got this new feature. And visit Trend Rays blog for regular updates.

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