LG today announced an updated version of the V30 smartphone and it comes with a supercharged camera powered by a third-party AI system. LG turned to EyeEm to add new features to the camera. Now, thank
Have you ever wanted to print an animated image? Well now you (almost) can. A maker named Abhishek Singh has created an instant camera that outputs a little box that contains a Raspberry Pi connected
Few technologies survive more than five years -- let alone 30 -- without significant change. Technologies that do not change are resigned to obsolescence. But the GIF, which celebrates its 30th birthd
Last week, an advocacy group called Campaign for Accountability (CfA) released a list of academics and policy experts who had received funding from Google in the last few years. That created quite a
Facebook confirmed it has begun testing a new GIF maker in the camera feature of the main Facebook mobile application. The feature, which is available with the tap of a button at the top of the screen
Reply threads on Facebook are about to get a lot more animated. To mark the 30th anniversary of the GIF format, all users will get the new GIF comment button that Facebook began testing three months a
About two months ago the NFL implemented a new social media policy that effectively banned teams from posting any video-based content during games. The backlash was tremendous, with fans and teams cri
Vevo, YouTube’s biggest competitor when it comes to music videos, has today unveiled a new tool that lets users create GIFs from Vevo’s massive video library. With more than 230,000 videos
It looks like some of the $55m Giphy raised recently was burning a hole in its pocket: GifGrabber is now part of the Giphy family, and the new version of the app turned up in the Mac App store today.
Twitter tweeted out a new toy for you to play with for video called “ScratchReel.” Basically, it lets you scrub a short GIF back and forth for cool effects. Check it out here (to see the a
Is it #GIFAGEDDON? One of my favorite ways to consume the best parts of sportsball is in animated GIFs and 6-second Vines. I only want to see that big block or that sweet catch, not the crap before an
It’s the small things that matter, but instead of tapping an image you’ve found via search and hoping that it loads up like a GIF should on mobile web, you can now view GIFs within Google&
Even though I'm a huge Giphy fan, I still use Google Image Search a lot to find fun imagery...especially animated GIFs. The problem with using Google Search for this is that the results aren't animate
In work and personal online communication, I find myself using animated GIFs almost more than words these days. Between Slack and iMessage, there’s little that needs to be said that isn’t
“Removed instagram friend-finding cause they blocked us! #nochill” This note in hip GIF app Phhhoto‘s latest release notes was how it announced its users can no longer easily follow
Apple is now accepting keyboards that go beyond just offering different ways to type text – it appears to have opened the doors for graphical keyboards, too. Riffsy already showed us an animated GIF
We’re on the verge of a linguistic revolution, made possible by the fact that Apple has opened up its iOS operating system to allow third-party keyboards. One of the first entrants will be PopKe
Want to turn something on YouTube into a GIF, but don't want to futz with downloading third-party apps or digging around for an online converter? Here's a handy, easy to remember trick...
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GIF, a filetype that celebrated its <a target="_blank" href="http://www.theatlanticwire.com/technology/2012/06/25-year-history-animated-gif-gif-format/53608/">25th anniversary</a> this past June (don'