Adding Animated GIFs, Stickers, and Emojis to Bingo Squares
You can add Animated GIFs from Giphy's Animated library to add more fun and dimension to your Bingo Experiences. With just a few clicks, you can add:
- A hilarious meme
- A famous scene from a movie
- An animated celebrity or political figure
- Cartoons from famous movies (e.g. Elsa from Frozen)
To add a GIF, first, navigate to the Experience Dashboard. Next, go to the blue Bingo Setup tab and hover your mouse over the square you want to add a GIF to.
Bingo Setup tab on the Experience Dashboard
Once you hover over the selected square, click on the button with a video camera icon.
The Add Image feature on a Bingo Square
Choosing a GIF
Once you click on Add GIF, a blue pop-up box with Giphy's search bar and examples of animated GIFs will show up. You can either choose one of the GIFs or you can also search for a particular one. For this example, we are searching for a "Disney princess" GIF to add to our bingo square.
Searching for a specific keyword in the Giphy database
Once you've clicked on your desired GIF, it will automatically be added to your bingo square.
Viewing the Animated GIF on the Presentation View & Participant View
If you have the Display Square's Text or Image setting enabled for your Bingo Game, then the animated GIF image will always show as the called square on the Presentation View when it is called. However, if your Bingo Game has the
If your participant has the square on their Bingo Card on the Participant View of your Bingo Game, your participants will see the animated GIF as a square on their devices.
The Presentation View displays the added GIF
The Participant View displays the added GIF
Removing a GIF from a Bingo Square
If you wish to adjust or change the animated GIF or no longer want to have a GIF on a square, simply remove it by clicking on the red Remove Question Media (trash) button displayed on the square upon hovering your mouse over it.
Remove (trash) button under Game Media