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Google+ gets animated GIF profile photos

After releasing a major update to their Android app yesterday, Google+ is adding a new network-wide feature that should make for some interesting profile pages. The site now supports animated GIFs as profile pictures, meaning you can capture a moving photo of yourself to add some excitement to your digital landing page. Or, as will likely happen, you can replace your profile photo with one of the numerous animated memes running rampant on the internet. The choice is yours.

[via Google+]




  • Unorthodox

    Oh, yeah, loving the pic in the article. Gotta do something like that!

  • aeok18109

    LMFAO!!!!

  • bboyAndroid

    Lol I’m not sure if she is spazzin out or having a good time.

    • RozJC

      Maybe she’s having SUCH a good time, she’s spazzing out over it all..

  • King_James_The_Wicked

    I think that young lady is having a seizure… Someone should call the paramedics!!!

  • guitarist5122

    always so negative

  • OptimusL

    Lol it must suck to be you, being so negative about everything.

  • Jroc869, Nexus-Life

    How about you go make a gif of you playing in traffic troll

  • DavidB23

    This may just drive me away from Google +.

    • ScottColbert

      If that’s all it takes, too bad they didn’t do it sooner.

  • PhilNelwyn

    “GIF lovers. Yes, that’s right, your titanic cover photo can be an animated GIF.”

    Android Police.
    20 days ago.

    http://www.androidpolice.com/2013/03/06/google-profiles-got-a-huge-holo-esque-update-today-and-its-actually-kind-of-amazing/

    Edit:
    Nobody downvotes my awful misreading?
    Android Police referred to the cover photo, this is about the profile picture…
    Facepalm! Facepalm! Facepalm!

  • Toilet Seat Wipe

    i’M THINKING PORN

  • rustygh

    The worst part of that gif is how she will look in the morning. LOL

  • Xavier Spruill

    Great now all Android needs is Cinemagram support…