In Nov. 2019, Facebook quietly launched a meme-making app called Whale.
The app was launched through Facebook’s NPE (New Product Experimentation) group, which tries and tests out new things — and often scraps them mere months after they’ve been launched.
Whale, however, is still alive and kicking, and it just got a pretty important update. The app now has support for GIF memes, private meme-sharing groups, as well as a library of top meme templates.
Facebook has also signed up several popular meme creators to start creating memes through Whale, allowing users to post their memes to their groups for a chance to get a nod from the masters. Read more…