Since March 2011, a 30-mile radius around the ruined Fukushima Daiichi reactor has been a designated exclusion zone, unsafe to travel. Over 100,000 evacuees left in a hurry and left behind a snapshot of what life looked like in the moments just before they fled. A brave soul recently snuck in to photograph the…
If you’ve been to the app store on your phone recently, you’ve probably noticed a slew of clever apps that let you virtually swap faces with someone standing next to you. It’s a fun party trick, but Imgur’s JakeMarshall91 took it to another level by swapping faces with ancient sculptures in a museum.
Those wonderful looping animations we call GIFs are an unlikely story of survival in an age when digital formats come and go like the wind. The lure of the decades-old GIF format has caused people to ignore its flaws, but those looking to bring the format into modern times might just be inadvertently drowning its…
There are plenty of tools and apps out there for creating your own GIFs, but few are as straightforward to use as Imgur's new offering. Even better, it uses the better-quality, more lightweight format that Imgur has been busy developing. Here's how you can get a customized GIF from any YouTube or Vimeo clip in a few…
GIFs are the lifeblood of the internet, the reason most of us get up in the morning. But they haven't really gotten better in the past 25 years—until now. Imgur claims to have "reimagined the GIF" by recreating the traditional animated, looping images we love using the best web video format, MP4. Hold onto your jorts!
Imgur's had an overhaul, including a new search feature—which let's you find images by title, tag, image size, and image type—and user-suggested tagging. Basically, it's way easier to find the right animated GIF now.
Ready for something awesome? Check out this painting of an alien below (looks like oil on canvas, right?) and see if you can tell what's so special about it.
Imgur, everyone's favorite super simple image hosting site, has had an Android app out for about a month now. As of today, though, the app is also available for iOS users, and now nearly everyone can be just a little bit less productive, together.
The internet's (aka Reddit's) favorite online image hosting service now has a built-in meme generator. This is the greatest thing to ever happen to Imgur or the worst. Either way, the workflow is fairly straightforward and even the dopiest of luddites can make their own memes now. Great. Grand. Wonderful!