If you recently went on Snapchat and Instagram and realized that Giphy was gone, you weren't imagining it.
The two social media share networks removed the feature after a racist slur GIF was spotted.
Snapchat released a statement, saying:
"As soon as we were made aware, we removed the GIF and disabled Giphy until we can be sure that this won't happen again...while we wait for Giphy's team to take a look at it."
Instagram released a similar statement, saying:
"This type of content has no place on Instagram. We have stopped our integration with Giphy as they investigate the issue."
The GIF in question was a death counter, which included racist slurs. Giphy has appeared to have removed the GIF.
The disabling of Giphy on both social media powerhouses appears to be temporary. There is no word on when Giphy will be available on the sites.
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