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Happy Birthday

The GIF Format Is 30 Years Old and More Popular Than Ever

Technology standards often fade with age, but at 30 the GIF is more popular than ever.
Jason Cross
6.21.17
Art

Trip Out on These DMT-Inspired 3D GIF Artworks

You'll fall (into a trance) for Mike Vos Kakis, a.k.a., UON's digital art.
DJ Pangburn
12.19.16
Film

Infinite GIF Landscapes Emerge in a Psychedelic Short Film

GIF artist hexeosis is creating a 33-minute animated psychedelic GIF video.
DJ Pangburn
11.22.16
short circuit

You’ll Soon Be Able to Search for GIFs Directly On Twitter

Deal with it.
Nicholas Deleon
2.17.16
short circuit

Popular Photo App VSCO Gets Into GIF Making With DSCO

VSCO joins Instagram in offering a GIF-making app for its content-sharing platform.
Rachel Pick
10.29.15
short circuit

Giphy's New GIF Creator Is Wonderfully Simple

Zero to GIF in under sixty seconds.
Rachel Pick
10.20.15
News

You Can Now Make Animated GIFs From Your Phone with Giphy's New App

T-Minus like, five seconds until it’s used for porn.
John Wenz
8.20.15
Art

Gaze into the Wobbly GIF Worlds of Julien Rivoire

From fluid physics to moving magnets, these GIFs will suspend you in a sea of surreality.
Beckett Mufson
2.6.15
Culture

The Unstoppable Social Power of the GIF

On average, GIFs are far-and-away the most engaging visual content on the internet, and here's the data to prove it.
Jason Koebler
12.2.14
Art

Evan Roth's Wikipedia GIFs Are Morphed, Multiplying Found Art

According to the self-described "Biggest Bad A** MotherF***** on the Internet," Wikipedia is still "one of the few places on the web that's really free of ego at the moment."
Becky Chung
10.9.14
Music

GIF Versions Of Album Covers Update Rock Classics

See animated GIFs of some of rock's most legendary album art.
Beckett Mufson
9.24.14
Art

Retro Style GIFs Infuse Vintage Portraits With Flashing Psychedelia

These trippy GIFs from St. Francis Elevator Ride give 70s kitsch a modernized twist.
Emerson Rosenthal
8.19.14
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