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And You Thought GIFs Were Outdated

And You Thought GIFs Were Outdated

Graphics Interchange Format, or more commonly known as GIFs, was presented to web users in 1987. They were created by Steve Wilhite, an employee for a company called CompuServe which happened to be the first major online service provider in the U.S. This was an upgrade from the black and white standard format that was available, and back in the day it was an instant hit. Wilhite has been honored with a Webby Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions. This video summarizes the history of animated GIFs. Progressing to the animated GIFs that have been spread around by online users… read more