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YouTube Finally Adds a GIF-Making Tool

YouTube Finally Adds a GIF-Making Tool

By Josh Wolford December 12, 2014

GIFs, however you say it, already rule the internet. And though making a few-second GIF from the world’s greatest source for GIF-able material – YouTube – isn’t rocket science, it’s a tiny pain in the ass in that you have …

‘House Of Cards’ Season 2 Gets More Cinemagraphs ‘House Of Cards’ Season 2 Gets More Cinemagraphs
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Earlier this month, House of Cards showrunner Beau Willimon told fans that a “slew” of new cinemagraph GIFs for Season 2 were on the way. He shared the first one featuring Kevin Spacey at the time: Since then, more have …

Pinterest, Now with 100% More GIFs Pinterest, Now with 100% More GIFs
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Earlier this week we told you that Pinterest was currently experimenting with GIFs, running a small test with a handful of users. It looks like that test went well, because the social site is now rolling out GIF functionality to …

Pinterest Is Currently Testing Playable GIFs Pinterest Is Currently Testing Playable GIFs

Your Pinterest boards might get a little GIFfy in the near future. The social platform is currently allowing a test batch of users to pin playable GIFs – as confirmed in a statement: “We’re always working on ways to help …

Netflix's House of Cards Gets Promo Cinemagraph Netflix's House of Cards Gets Promo Cinemagraph

On Wednesday, House of Cards showrunner Beau Willimon took to the House of Cards subreddit to tell fans, “We created a slew of cinemagraph GIFS for Season 2 and I wanted to share this one with you first. Just a …

Tumblr Now Lets You Make GIFs from Your Webcam Tumblr Now Lets You Make GIFs from Your Webcam
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Tumblr has just announced a new feature that should greatly expand the amount of self-focused content that appears on the Tumblr blogs you follow – or at least make the GIF-happy site even more GIF-happy. Starting today, you can make …

The GIF Turns 26 Years Old On Saturday The GIF Turns 26 Years Old On Saturday
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Saturday, June 15th marks the official 26th birthday of the GIF. Yahoo has pulled together some GIF search stats to celebrate. According to the company, 71% of searches for [gifs] come from men, and [swifts disgusted reaction gif] is amongst …

How Do You Pronounce GIF? Softly, Says Its Creator How Do You Pronounce GIF? Softly, Says Its Creator

What is this? No, I know it’s a panda falling out of a box. But what is the thing called that’s showing the panda falling out of a box? Right, right. It’s an animated GIF (Graphics Interchange Format). Wait, did …

White House Joins Tumblr, Says There Will Be GIFs White House Joins Tumblr, Says There Will Be GIFs
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If you’re a Tumblr user, you can now follow the White House. Today they announced their latest foray into the social web. The White House currently has a presence on Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Pinterest, YouTube, Soundcloud, Google+. And the President …

Use Animated GIFs as Your Google+ Profile Pic Use Animated GIFs as Your Google+ Profile Pic
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Google has just unveiled a Google+ update that’s sure to thrill all you GIF lovers out there. Starting today, you can now use an animated GIF as your profile picture. The GIF will animate on profile pages on both mobile …

Google Makes It Easier To Find Animated GIFs Google Makes It Easier To Find Animated GIFs

Google announced a new “Animated” search filter in “Search Tools” in Image Search, which will (obviously) allow you to quickly find animated GIFs based on your query. As Google points out, this image format has been around for a long …

Watch the History of GIFs in Stop Motion Watch the History of GIFs in Stop Motion
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GIFs now power the internet. Can you even imagine trying to accurately express your emotions or reactions without them? The format is so popular now, that the Oxford American Dictionaries recently named GIF their word of the year. It beat …

You Did It, Internet: GIF Declared Word of the Year

GIFs: They’re so hot right now. You know them. You love them. They power reddit and Tumblr. They’re the perfect way to express a wide range of emotions and reactions, or simply a quick and easy way to cut to …

Gloat to Your Political Frenemies with These GIFs
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On election night, the chances are pretty high that your Facebook and Twitter streams will be inundated with policial posts. Some of your friends will rejoice, others will be apoplectic. Thus is the nature of bitter political contests. Many users …

More Famous GIFs Set to Music [VIDEO]

Reddit user Rasta_Pasta had quite a bit of viral success with thier first GIF Sound the Video compilation, which featured some of the internet’s most legendary GIFs set to some hilarious, oftentimes highly inappropriate music. Now, they are back with …

Here Are Some Legendary GIFs Set to Music [VIDEO]

This. This is really good. What do you get when you pair some of the internet’s finest GIFs with an appropriate/highly inappropriate soundtrack? You get the subreddit r/gifsound (or YTMND, in some circles). Now, what happens when you take some …

Redditors Solve the Olympics' Empty Seat Problem Redditors Solve the Olympics' Empty Seat Problem
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If you’ve been watching the 2012 London Olympics, you may have noticed something in the background of the fierce competition and compelling personal stories – the lack of spectators. Some competitions (most notably swimming and gymnastics) have been plagued by …