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Texting GIFs just got easier

Texters tired of words can turn to emoji, but really, those only get you so far. After all, it's 2014 and we're still shockingly deprived of a cheese wedge option.

Thanks to a new app called Blippy, texting GIFs is about to get easier than ever. Blippy installs a custom keyboard in your messaging app with an arsenal of GIFs you've previously selected from an assortment they present to you:


Even better is that The Atlantic refers to the GIF-choosing process as "Tinder for GIFs," since you swipe right on the GIF suggestions you want to save and text. If you know which joke you're after, there's a search bar to simplify the process.

Go on, your friends are waiting to hear that you're working on your night cheese.