No, a gif file won’t damage your mobile.
Graphic Interchange Format is decades old format, it’s just that it is being supported by FB and WhatsApp now. Like a video, it’s a container of few images. The reason of it getting popular now is while a video is of few MBs, gif delivers it in KBs although without audio. https://www.facebook.com/SMHoaxSlayer/photos/a.147357335599672.1073741828.140690692933003/402737633394973/?type=3
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