Android 7.1 Nougat brought much improved and new features along it. If you are already using Android 7.1 update on Google Pixel or Nexus devices then you must check the new Google Keyboard v5.2, it supports the GIF’s feature in Google’s Messenger app. The latest Google Keyboard has also new themes, new emoji’s, secondary symbol key button and other button configuration to set the specific buttons like emoji’ss and symbol on either side of Space bar.
The GIF feature is only limited to Google’s Messenger app only, may be in future it’ll be versatile enough to be used for other third party SMS apps. If you have already experienced the new GIF feature on Google Keyboard in Android 7.1 Nougat, give us your feedback and stay tunes for more updates.