How to send animated effects messages on Instagram

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Progressively and without making a lot of noise, Instagram is adding features that improve the experience of its users. After knowing how you can watch videos with friends while making video calls, in this article we will see how send messages with animated effects on instagram, another of the functions recently integrated into the social network.

In addition to emojis, images, audio notes and GIFs, you can add a touch of fun to your private conversations sharing these animated illustrations. Its use is extremely simple, as we will see below.



On Instagram you can send animated effects within direct messages.

How to send animated effects messages on Instagram

As explained by Instagram on his blog, the purpose of introducing these animated effects is add creativity to your private messages on the social platform. This tool started with a very small number of animated effects, but Instagram is gradually gradually adding more options.

There isn't much to investigate how these effects work, because with just two steps you can share them directly into the conversation. Without further ado, let's see how send messages with animated effects on instagram:

  1. Open Instagram and click the kite button in the top right corner.
  2. Enter the private conversation in you want to share the animated effects.
  3. Open the keyboard and type some text for activate the animated effects button, which will replace the camera button to the left of the text bar. Another simpler option is to click directly on the stickers button in the lower right corner.
  4. Scroll down to see all the animated stickers available on Instagram. Enough tap the one you want to share and it will be added directly to conversation.



As we can see, the variety of animated effects isn't very wide currently on Instagram, although it is grown in recent months and it is expected to continue to do so in the future.


Without a doubt, it is appreciated that Instagram offer new communication options to users in private messages, and especially with something as popular as animated effects, already present on platforms such as Telegram and WhatsApp.


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