Google has now introduced a “Share GIFs” option in the Google Image Search Results that allows users to instantly share GIFs on various platforms or through multiple apps including Gmail, Hangouts, Android Messaging App and WhatsApp as well.
The newly introduced feature is powered by Google’s very own GIF search engine that has increased considerably since the acquirement of Tenor (which is an online GIF search engine and boasts of having 300+ million active users on a monthly basis) last year.
According to recent data by Google, people have started showing much interest In GIFs and the usage of it has tripled in the recent times since they have become a vital part of communication with friends and loved ones. Whether we are texting, emailing, or posting online, we are constantly looking for that ideal GIF to react to the messages sent to us by our closed ones.
GIFs section in the Google Image search results is made accessible by the content creators and by partners from streaming solutions, film studios and the YouTube community.
With the update coming in, users will now have the option to upload their newly created GIFs and the process is very simple. Any form of a content creator, GIF creator, or GIF platform may submit GIFs into the brand new segment on Google Images either by uploading GIFs on Tenor.com or by contacting Google’s partnership team.
Google claims that this feature is now available on the Google app for both iOS and Android devices and the availability of sharing GIFs from the Google Image search results on more mobile browsers and different platforms will be coming in soon as well so that it would be possible to share your personality with a cartoon or animated characters.