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Rif. app review: a fun social media app for sharing gifs



Rif. by Rif Mobile LLC is a fun new social media app for sharing your favorite gifs and witty comments with all of your friends. If you enjoy your friend’s posts on Facebook with videos and funny comments to match, then this app will be right up your alley. This is an app dedicated to matching funny status comments with gifs in order to get a reaction out of your social media friends. Once you’ve downloaded this one to your iOS device it will quickly become one of your most frequently used apps. Rif. is a free app and it’s compatible with the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch.

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Create Great Rifs

There’s no doubting the pervasive influence of social media on our lives – pretty much everybody with a smartphone has Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram or some combination of the three. This has created a flood of social media apps being created with developers attempting to come up with the next best thing – unfortunately most of them fail miserably. The creators of Rif. may just be on to something though, as this app is a whole lot of fun. This is the kind of app you’ll want to share with all your friends – after all, to be considered social media it needs to be something you can share with your friends.

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The nice thing about Rif. app is that there’s no complicated sign-up process – you can add a profile picture if you like but it’s not required. On the negative side there’s no way to add friends or follow someone like you can on Twitter. All you can do is observe the posts others have made and create your own posts, although you can certainly point your friends in the direction of your favorite posts easily enough. The Rif. app will require 4.9 MB of available space on your iOS device.

How It Works

This is one of the most basic social media apps you’ll come across, and it’s also one of the most entertaining. It’s got the familiar constantly updated news feed you’ll find in other social media apps, and you can easily create your own posts to add to the conversation. The most unique feature of this app is that it provides you with a library of gifs to use for creating your own posts. If you’ve ever wondered how people come up with the perfect video, and the perfect humorous quote to accompany it, and looked on with envy, you don’t have to anymore. This app is full of material you can use, but it’s up to you to come up with the perfect caption.

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Part of the fun of this one is checking out what other people have been able to come up with – if you come across the perfect post you can favorite it or share it on your other social media apps. When you want to add your own post you just tap on the pencil and paper icon in the top right corner and choose a gif from the dozens of available categories, or you can upload your own. After that all you have to do is add the perfect witty comment to accompany the gif and share it with the world. This is a great way to pass the time.



Pros and Cons


  • Dozens of free gifs to choose from or you can upload your own
  • No complicated sign up process
  • Includes familiar social media newsfeed style interface


  • No way to add friends
  • Can’t follow other users

Final Words

If you’re looking for an app that can expand your social media universe then Rif. is a great choice. With this app you can easily find the perfect gif and add a witty comment that will have your friends in stitches and nodding in agreement. This app’s a great addition to the social media app universe. 



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Cherry is a hard-working writer and an aspiring web designer who can't go a day without using her favorite apps. She's always on the lookout for new apps and enjoys discovering ones that others have overlooked.