Tinder now lets you send GIFs
Tinder now lets you send GIFs

Tinder just released a pretty major update that allows hopeful singles to send GIFs to their matches using the dating app. Thankfully, you can’t just send any old GIF to a total stranger; you’re limited to whatever’s available through Giphy. So consider this a last ditch move when you’re really struggling to come up with that first message. If you lack any semblance of creativity or inspiration, Tinder will even help you out and surface which GIFs are currently trending. GIFs are located next to the text input box, which some of you will never use again after this update.

Another new feature is the ability to upload new profile photos directly from your phone. Before, your profile photos had to reside somewhere on Facebook for you to add them; you could delete them from Facebook afterward, but it still made for a pretty inconvenient process. Now you just pick them from your phone’s camera roll — like any other social app. Tinder’s also added the option of liking messages (or GIFs, I guess) by tapping the heart icon that now lives next to them in conversation view. A few other things rounding out the update: emojis are now larger if you send them without any text, and Tinder supports 3D Touch with peek and pop actions if you press on a link in any conversation.

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