Status app is currently in beta stage
The Status app is currently in its beta stage. This means the application is still undergoing active development, and certain features described in this document may function differently or be unavailable within the app.
Animated GIFs and stickers are a popular way of expressing emotions, reactions and humour in messaging apps. GIFs are short, looping animated videos of a few seconds in length, while stickers are static or animated images.
The Status app uses the Tenor GIF search engine and database for GIFs. You can also share GIFs from other sources by sending a message with the GIF URL.
You can add more stickers to default sticker sets in Status, or share a sticker set with someone. See Add, remove or share sticker sets.
Open the channel or chat where you want to share the GIF.
In the message area, tap . Tap . The first time you send a GIF, you need to the service.
Search or choose the GIF you want to share. The GIF is sent immediately.
If you want to add a message to your GIF, write the text before selecting the GIF.
Open the channel or chat where you want to share the sticker.
In the message area, tap .
From your list of stickers, tap the sticker you want to send. The sticker is sent immediately.