Apart from the funny Facebook slap animations currently trending, are you getting irritated with the animation showing on you Google+ stream. Since Google plus supporting animated images was taken with a mixed reaction. There is lot of criticism and some some even welcome this new support by Google+. Some described Google plus support of animated gif’s as a big blunder. Many from the Google plus early adopter’s community have in fact given feedback about it but no official confirmation regarding it yet.
Today we are going to show you how you can disable these animations in your stream and incase you find something interesting you can anytime enable it. In addition to the following tricks for Google+ we have posted in past. There is yet another extension which can disable the animations.
- Google MINUS: Lets you know who kicked you out from their circle something similar to Unfriend finder in Facebook.
- PLUSBAR: watch Live TV and Radio on your Google+ stream page.
- Google+Facebook, twitter: Add Facebook and Twitter stream on Google Plus.
- Extended share: Share post on Facebook and twitter from Google plus.
- +Everything: Carry Google plus bar on all websites, including Facebook
Now to add to this list is how to stop the annoying animated images. There is a ‘GIF Stopper’ yet another chrome extension Hit the escape key and the image stops looping that’s it. You can install this chrome extension from Chrome Webstore at the following url: GIF Stopper and once installed just restart your chrome browser. For Internet explorer and Mozilla Firefox users can just hit the escape key to stop the animation as it is pre-built in those browsers and you don’t need to install any extension.
There is also an alternative which will automatically disable all the animations on your page as the page is completely loaded. Again you can download this extension from Chrome webstore with the following url – “Pause! Pause! Pause!” So choose the one of the above tricks and halt all the irritating animated images on Google+ stream.
Author BIO: Preeth.K.P is a technology evangelist and a blogger at Techplugged who loves to be with technology trends in hardware, software, webware, social media and beyond, He is an I.T support engineer & social media analyst, and has worked with H.P & DELL in India.@preeths | facebook.com/preeth.kp