Today, on the eighteenth day of June in the year of our lord 2014, Twitter finally decided to support GIFs.
Yes, it's true. The next time you tweet something out, simply upload a GIF file as you would any other picture, and it will display in the post. Though, GIFs won't play automatically: you'll have to press play on the file in order for it to start looping, but it's better than nothing.
Check it out:
The Internet in one GIF. (That's right, a GIF. On Twitter. You can use them now.) http://t.co/eCHi4u1nsi— Complex Tech (@Complex_Tech) June 18, 2014