Twitter increases GIF size limit on web to 15 MB, still 5 MB on mobile for nowBy Robin-Leigh Chetty 12 July 2016 | Categories: news
If you can't get enough of GIFs, Twitter has some exciting news for you. The company has surreptitiously rolled out an update for its web version (Twitter.com) of the social media platform. It now allows GIF file sizes as large as 15 MB to be uploaded.
The update only applies to users plying their Twitter trade from a PC or notebook. For now, the previous 5 MB limit for GIFs still applies for those on the mobile version of the app.
While Twitter has not commented on whether the update will also roll out to iOS, Android and Windows 10 Mobile users, it seems likely that it soon will. This is especially so as users' appetite for GIFs show no signs of losing momentum.
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