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Dreaded Auto-Play Video Ads Could Be Coming To Facebook, CMO Confirms

Google officially adds 'Animated' and 'Transparent' image search filters for GIFs

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Google now offers image search filters for GIFs. Starting sometime today, according to Google on Google+, Web surfers can go to “Search tools” below the search box and select “Animated” under the “Any type” drop-down box to view GIF files in the result pane. Reports surfaced Tuesday morning that indicated Google could soon launch filters...
Google officially adds 'Animated' and 'Transparent' image search filters for GIFs

Weavly weaves its magic with a video-mashup tool for Tumblr GIFs and YouTube

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If you have a penchant for creating music-backed video mashups, you’ll probably like Weavly. The Berlin-based startup offers a Web app that helps you create video compilations simply by searching by keyword from sources such as YouTube and Vine, while pulling in background music from SoundCloud. Heck, it also lets...
Weavly weaves its magic with a video-mashup tool for Tumblr GIFs and YouTube

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Windows Phone gets an official Tumblr app

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You can now scratch one more big name off the list of apps not available on Windows Phone. Tumblr has just released its official app for Microsoft's mobile platform, offering all the key features found in its iOS and Android counterparts with a distinct Windows Phone flavor. That includes...
Windows Phone gets an official Tumblr app

PBS profiles Martin Goetz, recipient of the first software patent

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PBS has been exploring a fair bit technology history with its digital shorts lately -- examining the likes of animated GIFs, indie games and coding as art in its Off Book series -- and it's now tackled one issue that's making more headlines than ever: software patents. It hasn't...
PBS profiles Martin Goetz, recipient of the first software patent

Tumblr takes the hipster Internet offline Saturday

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The micro-blogging site will make a multitude of animated GIFs and many of the memes that make life worth living unavailable this weekend. [Read more]...
Tumblr takes the hipster Internet offline Saturday
OMGIF: Google Images Adds Search Support For Animated GIFs
Cinemagram Launches Its Vine Competitor For Short Looping Video On Android

Tumblr is hosting an art exhibition to celebrate the magic of GIFs

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Massive social blogging site Tumblr is known to many as the birthplace of the modern GIF. Of course, I’m not talking about those annoying, flashy animations all over GeoCities, or even looping images of cute kittens. I’m referring to the image format’s transformation into an emerging art form. Now, to celebrate...
Tumblr is hosting an art exhibition to celebrate the magic of GIFs
'The Fourth Dimension' for iOS: learn to see in 4D (hands-on)

The Verge Mobile Podcast, live at 4:30PM ET / 9:30PM BST!

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For you, dear listener, we're going to stop organizing and uploading our comprehensive collections of animated GIFs to Google Drive just long enough to talk about the week in mobile technology. Will you join us? Continue reading…...
The Verge Mobile Podcast, live at 4:30PM ET / 9:30PM BST!

Tumblr ads go mobile

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Animated GIFs, journal entries, cat photos, and now, more ads. Tumblr, in an effort to further boost its revenue, is rolling out ads into users' mobile feeds.The privately held social-networking and blogging site introduced sponsored posts to its desktop service less than a year ago. These ads have allowed...
Tumblr ads go mobile

Google illustrates geographical changes over time with animated GIFs

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  Google has provided these incredible animated GIFs illustrating the Earth’s landscape changes over the decades for Time‘s Timelapse project. The images show deforestation in the Amazon of Brazil, glaciers retreating in Alaska, and lakes drying up in Las Vegas sprawls as well as other landscapes. Check out more illustrations below…...
Google illustrates geographical changes over time with animated GIFs

College Kids Says All His Friends Use An App Most People Haven't Thought About In Years

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This morning, I was polling college students about what apps are on their phone. According to one Fred Wilson knows, they use Twitter, Instagram, Cinemagram, Foursquare iMessage, Snapchat and Facebook. The students I asked said responded a little differently. From a sophomore girl at Tennessee who has an iPhone 4S...
College Kids Says All His Friends Use An App Most People Haven't Thought About In Years

Pin Me Up, Pornterest

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Pinterest is now the No. 3 social networking site, according to new data from Experian. Like Facebook and Twitter before it, Pinterest created a social network complete with a verb particular to the site itself: Pinning. Nowhere else on the social Web can you "pin" content - except, of course,...
Pin Me Up, Pornterest

Nutty mobile GIF app Loopcam adds web sharing, takes funding

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Where would we be without animated GIFs? If I’m being honest, the reality is that we would probably be in exactly the same place we are right now… but the world might be a little less fun. Once the preserve of web nerds, this weird, headache-inducing pop art form has...
Nutty mobile GIF app Loopcam adds web sharing, takes funding

Betabeat’s Official Guide to the Must-See Events at Internet Week 2012

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(internetweekny.com) Unless you've gone off the grid, you probably already know that Internet Week 2012 launches on Monday. But with a dizzying number of events to attend, it's hard to figure out which ones are worth the time, effort and subway fare. Betabeat guest blogger Gary Sharma, something of an...
Betabeat’s Official Guide to the Must-See Events at Internet Week 2012

Animated GIF platform Loopcam gets more social, hints at growth

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For those who like sharing their lulz, the animated GIF platform Loopcam has just received a major update, plugging into Facebook’s Open Graph to boost visibility and allowing users to upload any third-party-created animation to their account via a browser. The Berlin startup lets people create and upload stop-motion-style animations...
Animated GIF platform Loopcam gets more social, hints at growth

How GIF Trash Became Internet Culture Glue

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Everyday on the Internet, a GIF is born. And everyday, a GIF dies a sad, not-reblogged death. GIFS were once an integral aspect of the Web 1.0 culture, actualized in novel pointed arrows and naughty adult-only signage of women flashing their tits. The tiny animated format fully came of age...
How GIF Trash Became Internet Culture Glue

A 25 Year History of the Animated GIF, Told With Animated GIFs

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To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Graphics Interface Format this month we put together a history of the animated GIF -- in GIF form. In honor of this stalwart of the Internet, we have decided not only to do this entire history using the retro graphic format, but we...
A 25 Year History of the Animated GIF, Told With Animated GIFs
Max Capacity's glitch-fueled pop art: beyond the average GIF

13 Cool Ways Brands Have Started To Use The Latest Social Media Craze, Vine

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Vine is a startup that was acquired by Twitter before it even launched. It's a mobile app that makes it easy to create and share animated GIFs. Since the acquisition was announced, a lot of people have started to play with the app, including a few big name brands and...
13 Cool Ways Brands Have Started To Use The Latest Social Media Craze, Vine

PBS Just Released A Mini-Documentary About Animated GIFs

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PBS has a new series called "Off-Book" and uses an episode to take a look at the quirky backstory of animated GIFs, those repeatedly moving pictures that you see online. Still no consensus on the proper pronunciation of "GIF," though we're fans of the hard "G." Check it out:...
PBS Just Released A Mini-Documentary About Animated GIFs

PBS delves into the finer points of buggy behavior in 'The Art of Glitch' (video)

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To think that all those times people were cursing at their terminals every time they got the Blue Screen of Death, they should've been charging for admission. At least that's the idea one would get after checking out PBS' latest Off Book short doc, The Art of Glitch. The...
PBS delves into the finer points of buggy behavior in 'The Art of Glitch' (video)

Vimeo Buys Echograph, An App That Turns Your Photos Into Animated GIFs

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Vimeo makes a play to capture a piece of the short-form multimedia space currently dominated by Twitter's Vine. Vimeo, the IAC-owned online video platform, has acquired Clear-Media's Echograph, an iOS app that lets you turn your photographs into animated GIFs. Vimeo's acquisition of Echograph, which it's keeping as a...
Vimeo Buys Echograph, An App That Turns Your Photos Into Animated GIFs
Cinemagram finally arrives on Android, beats Vine to the punch

Here Are 10 GIFs That Will Restore Your Faith in GIFs

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Matthew DiVito's animated GIFs are of, by, and for the Internet. They'd be just at home at MoMA, though....
Here Are 10 GIFs That Will Restore Your Faith in GIFs

GifStory, The Instagram For Animated Gifs, Looks To Compete With Cinemagram

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Gifs are better than pictures and less invasive and time-consuming than movies. This is why Cinemagram exists, and why the app is blowing up of late. But there’s a new kid in town looking to let mobile users share and enjoy Gifs. It’s called GifStory, and it essentially lets you...
GifStory, The Instagram For Animated Gifs, Looks To Compete With Cinemagram

MySpace Tom Unleashes Sick Burn on Unsuspecting Twitter Follower

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lol ur poor (Photo: Twitter) Tom Anderson, a.k.a. “MySpace Tom,” is an American Internet icon responsible for creating what was once the world’s most influential social network before it devolved into pages upon pages of sparkly animated GIFs and tExT tHaT LoOkS lIkE tHiS. That picture of him mugging in...
MySpace Tom Unleashes Sick Burn on Unsuspecting Twitter Follower
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