Emoji's and GIFs are essential for people trying to express their emotions & feelings over chat. Doing so allows them to build happier relationships and reduce anxiety amongst team members.
So why in the world does Microsoft Teams show a
Sent a GIF link instead of embedding the GIF in the chat window?
I don't know... but it's really annoying, and I finally discovered a way to get these GIFs to show up properly.
- Make sure this setting is unchecked!
- Settings > General > Display > Turn off animations (requires restarting Teams)
- And make sure this setting is checked.
- Settings > Privacy > Optional connected experiences
- Restart Teams.