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Embedding gifs in tweets...

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by bizseo, Jun 29, 2016.

  1. bizseo

    bizseo Regular Member

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    How is giphy embeding their gifs in tweets? is there a way to preload them from a wordpress site (or facebook page) and display them in Twitter posts?
     
  2. HoNeYBiRD

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    What do you mean by embedding? I think they post the .gifs like anyone else using the picture upload function. You can upload gifs too, not just jpgs.
     
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    Yes you can upload them but not bigger than 5Mb, if you share a giphy gif it will embed it like a video instead of uploading. The same function is on FB, if you share a gif it will embed it not upload. So it's not that easy as it seems...
     
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    I guess you have your answer then. Upload your gif to giphy, so it can be embedded. :)
     
  5. bizseo

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    I guess you should just not reply if you don't know the answer...
     
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    The thing is that i told you the answer in my first reply, it's only you who's hesitant to accept it and looking for a different answer.

    Those gifs - what you see on giphy's Twitter account - were posted as you would post a regular image, they are all well under the size limit. If you don't believe it, download a few or all and you'll see. No embedding, they are all regular image tweets just with gifs instead of jpgs. Maybe you are not aware, but if you post a gif on Twitter, it will look like that, practically it acts like a video and depending on your settings, it starts to autoplay or not.

    Why don't some animated gifs play on Twitter? Twitter supports looping gifs. If your animated gif doesn't loop and plays a single time, it will display as a static image.

    I don't know/care about FB though, i don't fuck with it.

    If you want to post from WP to Twitter or from FB to Twitter, IFTTT is the tool you're looking for.
     
  7. bizseo

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    You assumed I went on giphy's twitter account, I said if you share a giphy gif, which means if you share it from their site. However it's embedding it in a player which plays it as mp4 but when you right click on it you still can download the gif file, cause they have that function in the player, however...

    If you say you don't know/care about FB, you don't fuck with it... why the fuck you still need to replay on something you have no idea about?

    Then you said IFTTT is the thing that I'm looking for if I want to post from FB or WP on Twitter, again... if you don't fuck with it why are you keep insisting? I use IFTTT but it doesn't embed the facebook or wordpress gif on twitter.

    But it works from WP to FB also is uploading normal images on twitter, so you got it right 2 times, how they say... even a broken clock is right 2 times a day.
     
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    Not sure if I get the question right, but Giphy and Twitter co-op on this one, so gifs from giphy.com will autoplay while gifs from imgur and others will not.
     
  9. bizseo

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    I have no reason to post gifs from another sites on my twitter accounts, I just want to send traffic to my sites... but I would need a way to immitate what the big ones are doing.