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Platform App Custom text Link GIF
Facebook No Yes Autoplay

Includes both shares to timeline and to Your Story. Set strategy to MEDIA to trade links for click-to-play GIFs.

Last tested: 2018-11-09

Megacool SDK version: 3.3.5

Facebook No Yes Still image

Use sharing strategy to toggle whether to share GIF or link. Link preview shows a still image.

Last tested: 2019-06-03

Megacool SDK version: 4.3.0

Facebook Lite No Yes Still image

Last tested: 2019-06-05

Megacool SDK version: 4.3.0

Explanation of terms:

Custom text
The ability to pre-set the text when sharing to a given app. Users always have the opportunity to change the text before sharing, unless otherwise noted.
Link
Whether a link can be included in the share or not. A link is necessary if you want to power referrals or generate traffic back to your app. If you only want to spread the GIF as widely as possible you can set the SDK to prioritize GIFs instead by setting the sharing strategy to MEDIA.
GIF
We use the term GIF here to refer to short, animated, muted video clips. This means that the shared file could be an actual .gif or a MP4 video depending on what the app supports. Even if apps support GIFs, their level of support usually varies between a few different states. We classify the level of support to one of still image, click to play, or autoplay, where autoplay is the best case.

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