Thursday, December 8, 2016

[NASA HQ News] NASA Shares the Universe on Pinterest and GIPHY

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  December 08, 2016 
RELEASE 16-117
NASA Shares the Universe on Pinterest and GIPHY
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Credits: NASA

NASA on Pinterest

NASA on Giphy

NASA now is sharing its best images on official Pinterest and GIPHY accounts, providing visitors an out-of-this-world journey through animated GIFs and images of Earth and beyond.

On Pinterest, NASA is posting new and historic images and videos, known as pins, to collections called pinboards. This social media platform allows users to browse and discover images from across NASA's many missions in aeronautics, astrophysics, Earth science, human spaceflight, and more, and pin them to their own pinboards. Pinboards are often used for creative ideas for home decor and theme-party planning, inspiration for artwork and other far-out endeavors. 

To follow NASA on Pinterest, visit:

NASA also is now on GIPHY, a database and search engine of animated images in GIF format. Users can download and share the agency's creations on their own social media accounts, and can be used to create or share animated GIFs to communicate a reaction, offer a visual explanation, or even create digital works of art. These GIFs are accessible directly from the Twitter app. Just tap or click the GIF button in the Twitter tool bar, search for NASAGIF, and all NASA GIFs will appear for sharing and tweeting.

To see NASA's animated GIFs on GIPHY, visit:

NASA engages and inspires the public by sharing unique content through social media. Don't forget to check out NASA's accounts regularly, as there are more Pins and GIFs to come. The agency continues to add new platforms, like Pinterest and GIPHY, to offer the public a comprehensive view of NASA's missions, facilities and people.

For a complete list of official NASA social media accounts and platforms, visit:



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