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Discussion on: Do gifs bother you when reading an article?

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Andy Zhao (he/him)

I'm on the fence on this one. As a newbie writer, they're an easy way to put some simple fun into a post that can also add decent value. As a reader though, I generally find the infinite loop factor distracting. It's great the first few iterations, but afterward my eyes are mindlessly drawn toward them and not the text.

That said, I think it would be cool to have more options as a reader of turning them off in some way, as M. Shemayev mentioned.

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Devin W. Leaman Author

I'm sure there's an extension out there for Chrome that would do this. It's just unfortunate I can't add extensions on mobile.

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