How To Get A Sweet New GIF Facebook Profile Pic

Facebook has rolled out its new mobile profile options for some lucky users, and if you’re among them, it means you have access to the new GIF-like profile pictures.

You won’t know you have the new profile unless you go check your profile on the mobile app (right now, it’s available for iOS only). Hit the “More” tab, then select your name to head to your profile. If you have the new creative suite, you’ll immediately notice your profile picture sitting in the middle of the page. There will be a prompt asking if you want to add a new summary bio—hit edit and enter whatever emoji (or, you know, words) your heart desires.

Onto what matters: Your looping profile video. There should be an icon flashing between the camera and the video symbol on your profile picture. Hit that and choose whether you want to take a video or upload one.

Videos can only be seven seconds, so you’re best off going to your gallery beforehand and editing something down (or taking a new video). If you have a new iPhone 6S or 6S Plus, then this is the perfect opportunity to show off Live Photos.

The only other thing left to do with your fancy new profile is add your featured photos. Below the About Me section, you will see five spaces for photos of your choosing.

While all of this is viewable across Facebook, it’s only edit-able via the mobile app. But don’t worry, it will still show up via the web app—here’s what it will look like:

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