On October 3rd, the founders of the GIF search engine Giphy were riding high. A cover story in Fast Company chronicled the company’s rise to power and execs were spouting off about their dominance. One claimed that Giphy’s hold on search results is so strong “we own happy birthday now.” The next day, the company’s…
Giphy, the popular GIF-making and sharing platform, launched a new web tool today that allows you to make GIFs right from your phone’s camera—no app download required.
Apple packed a bunch of cool new features into the new iOS 11 update coming later this year, but it’s possible none of those are cooler than a simple screen capturing tool that makes it easier than ever to record videos of your iPhone in use.
President Trump has said that he wants a new nuclear arms race. And with more nuclear weapons in the world, there’s bound to be an accident sooner or later. At least that’s what the experts keep telling us. And when we inevitably descend into nuclear war, you don’t want to be caught without the proper GIFs. But don’t…
Thanks to the new mini NES, we’re all wafting through fits of nostalgia for 8-bit graphics and classic Nintendo games. Jerry Liu loves this era so much, he decided to launch an art project dedicated to reliving our favorite game moments.
We just had the warmest August on record, which also tied last month for the warmest month ever recorded. But it’s the overall trend that’s truly scary, and now you can watch it unfold right before your eyes.
Remember Frinkiac, the amazing database that lets you search for thousands of iconic Simpsons quotes for the perfect screencap? And then let you gif them, rendering the need for actual language in internet communication null and void? Well, now it has a Futurama-flavored sibling. With blackjack and hookers!
Last week, Google released a new, gif-friendly keyboard that lets you choose from a selection of Fun animations. Perhaps you’re feeling particularly Mr. Bean-frowning-against-a-blue-background. Or maybe you’re in more of a you-go-glenn-coco-scene-from-Mean-Girls mood. That’s fine. But when it comes time to express…
For the past week, much to the annoyance of my friends, parents, and acquaintances, I’ve been testing Giphy Keys, a free iOS keyboard from the gif-obsessed website. It’s made texting so much better.
Gifs are a much-loved online medium for capturing that perfect animated emotion, but they can be damn hard to make. You either need to find a favorite automated tool, or at least be semi-fluent in Photoshop. Giphy’s lowering that technical barrier by introducing Capture, a dead simple way to quickly capture anything…
Friends, Romans, Countrymen, lend me your GIFs. It’s Friday, and that can only mean one thing: it’s time to party.
We’ve made it through another week, and now we are rewarded with Halloween. And then half-price candy on November 1st. Give us your high and lows however you want, as long as what you want is a GIF.
You may have heard that Deadspin’s GIFs disappeared from Twitter. And then Deadspin disappeared from Twitter. And then Deadspin reappeared on Twitter. It all seems completely ridiculous, except all of it was a pretty standard blunt-force application of copyright law on the internet. The only unusual part was that…
Are you the type of person who Googles for GIFs? Then you’re going to love this new Chrome Extension.
That’s right, kids. The gif party is back, and it’s ready to close out the week in style with the New Best Gif Ever, courtesy of last week’s Steven Universe! So give us the news, tell us your hopes and fears, your highs and lows, whatever you want—just in gif form.
Facebook’s updating its profile picture feature: Mobile users will be able to use 7-second long homemade GIFs as their main picture on the site. This is gonna be just like that time people complained on MySpace when users changed their background to tiled tie-dye or neon fuchsia wallpaper with animated glitter hearts.
You know that feeling when you have too many tabs and windows open and you can’t find your desktop? That’s exactly how it feels to watch “Drifted,” the new music video by The Shoes. Actually, the music video is more stressful.