Apple’s iPhone Live Photos Now Work On Tumblr

If you’re a Tumblr user who happens to have an iPhone 6s or 6s Plus, today is your lucky day. The Tumblr team dropped an update that includes support for both 3D Touch and Live Photo. The Live

Tumblr Launches A “GIF Maker” For Mobile, Promises More Tools For Creative Expression To Come

Tumblr today is launching a new tool that will capitalize on its community's love for both creating and sharing GIFs with the debut of a mobile-only "GIF Maker." The tool, which lets you quickly turn

VSCO Takes On Instagram’s Boomerang With Its New GIF Creation App DSCO

VSCO, one of the few apps to give Facebook’s Instagram solid competition with a photo editing application aimed at more serious mobile photographers, is today releasing its next new creation. D

Giphy Expands Beyond Messenger With Its New GIF-Sharing App

Giphy, the popular resource for finding and sharing GIFs, has rolled out a significant upgrade to its flagship mobile application today, which sees the app rebranded from an add-on utility for Faceboo

NFL, NCAA And UFC Go After Deadspin And SBNation Over Tweeted Vines And GIFs

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

Google’s iOS App Now Lets You Tap And Play GIFs

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&

Automatically Animate GIFs In Your Google Image Search Results

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

Flyr Wants To GIFify All Your Event Invites

Apps don't come much more simple than this: Flyr is an event invite creator for iOS that lets you slap a couple of captions atop an animated GIF so you can fire off a zeitgeisty birthday/drinks/pool p

PopKey Rehauls Its App To Focus On Discovering And Sharing GIFs

Remember the sticker albums that were massively popular during the 80s and 90s? PopKey is creating a new version for the smartphone era with the launch of its redesigned mobile app for GIFs. Previousl

Formerly Known As Bolt, Charge Messenger Raises $1.7M Seed Round And Launches Web Client

With messaging apps like WhatsApp, Line, and Viber fighting for growth around the world, is there room for smaller, newer players? Charge Messenger thinks so and to prove that point, it just announced

GIF Keyboard Maker Riffsy Raises $10M Series A

GIF keyboard maker Riffsy has raised a $10 million Series A to make sure you never have to communicate using only boring sentences and emojis again. The round was led by Menlo Ventures with participat

Disney Now Has Its Own GIF App And iOS 8 Keyboard

Disney has now somewhat belatedly joined the ranks of the numerous app publishers offering their own custom keyboards for iOS 8 users with the launch of an iOS application called Disney Gif. The new

Tumblr Launches “Tumblr TV,” A GIF Search Engine With A Full-Screen Viewing Mode

Following the rollout of Tumblr’s GIF search engine earlier this month, the blogging platform is today launching another new feature aimed at helping users discover and share GIFs: Tumblr TV. Th

Twitter Now Autoplays Video And GIFs

Twitter has introduced auto-playing video and animated GIFs to its official timelines in both the iOS application and on the web, with support for the feature coming to the Android app soon. The featu

Tumblr Debuts Its Own GIF Search Engine

Tumblr this morning is rolling out a new feature designed to take advantage of the extensive collection of GIFs hosted on its service: a GIF search engine. The news follows that of Facebook’s d

Trio Lets You Mash Up Your Own Media With GIFs, Vines, Music And More

If you spend entirely too much time creating, searching for and sharing the best GIFs and Vines with your friends, then you might get a kick out of a new mobile application called Trio. The app allows

Blippy Returns With A Brand-New GIF Keyboard For iOS 8

Ready for another GIF keyboard for iOS 8? Blippy has returned today with a new app that lets you create, save and discover new GIFs to use when messaging with your friends on your iPhone. The app serv

Kanvas Debuts An iOS Keyboard That Lets You Send Decorated Photos, Stickers And GIFs…Or Even Just Text

Kanvas, a photo-editing app that lets users add text, stickers, drawings and music to images as well as stitch together photos, GIFs and videos, is now bringing its set of creative tools to a new a

Imgur To Convert Uploaded GIFs Into Videos

Social image sharing site Imgur today announced Project GIFV, an internal initiative to drag the GIF format we all know and love out of the 90s and into the modern, HTML5-powered web. Going forward, t

Turn Any YouTube Video Into A GIF By Just Adding “GIF” To The URL

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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