Review: GifBoom: Animated GIF Camera makes it easy to take and share GIFs

Take, create, and share animated GIFs as part of a great, new social network.

As an application for a very popping social network, GifBoom: Animated GIF Camera makes it incredibly easy to create and share animated GIFs. It's obvious that it's trying to be an Instagram for GIFs, but if that interests you, then this is the best way to do it.

This app gives you 30 seconds to record anything you want. Once you do, you can pick and choose the frames you want to be in the final image. After you've customized your GIF, you can add some cool filters that will remind you a lot of Instagram. The whole process only takes a few seconds and gives you a polished-looking GIF without requiring much knowledge. GifBoom: Animated GIF Camera makes you sign up for an account, but you can use your existing Twitter or Facebook account to save you some time. When you do, it will automatically pull your friends from those profiles. You can make new friends with the app's recommended and most popular users tool. You can even use tags and other goodies to find like-minded users. The app's feed, where all of your friends' pictures live, looks just like Instagram or Facebook, with a little more style.

Most of this app's appeal rests on whether or not you're into the premise. If taking and sharing GIFs with a few friends and strangers sounds like fun to you, you'll absolutely love GifBoom: Animated GIF Camera. It's expertly crafted and makes sharing GIFs incredibly easy.

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