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All the cool kids are doing it… Flipboard iPhone app gets animated GIF support

In fact Flipboard users with Android devices have been enjoying animated GIFs pretty long time now. However, what if Flipboard has been looking at Vine and Instagram with envy? What if this is the first step in the app going from a content consumer to a content creator? What if companies each had a magazine with 15 to 16 seconds worth of moving video?

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If your first reaction was “so what?” You are not alone. I had the same thought as well. I mean GIF is old news. In fact Flipboard users with Android devices have enjoyed animated GIFs for a pretty long time now. However, what if Flipboard has been looking at Vine and Instagram with envy? What if this is the first step in the app going from a content consumer to a content creator? What if companies each had a magazine with 15 to 16 seconds worth of moving video? Think of the revenue! Alright I may be jumping the gun on this one but it is still possible. Flipboard’s latest iOS update brings lots of GIF-friendly magazines for your viewing displeasure.

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