Twitter will now let you post iOS Live Photos as GIFs
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Live Photos are one of Apples signature camera options on iOS, making your photos look like one of the living photographs in Harry Potter. But if youve tried to post that Live Photo on Twitter, it would render as a still photo, taking away some of that magic. You could use an app to convert that Live Photo into a GIF and post that new GIF on its own, but that might be more work than youd want to do.
Starting today, though, Twitter says you can now just post Live Photos as GIFs directly on the platform, no conversion required:
Give the gift of GIFs. You can now upload your iOS Live Photos as GIFs anywhere you upload photos on Twitter. pic.twitter.com/D8TIfsBwyd
Twitter (@Twitter) December 11, 2019
The feature is pretty easy to…