After years of not supporting GIFs within the stream, Twitter (s twtr) has finally had a change of heart. On Wednesday, the company announced that users will now be able to share GIFs in the stream on the web platform as well as iPhone (s aapl) and Android (s goog). It’s important to note that GIFs won’t play live in the stream — users will be able to access the animation by pressing a “play” button. In any case, be prepared for a boatload more of animated cats.
— Twitter Support (@Support) June 18, 2014