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What’s a GIF? a GIF is fun, funny, weird, simple, quick, clever, and can be useful. GIF stands for Graphics Interchange Format.


The GIF has been around for a long long time, it can be pronounced as either “Giff” or “Jiff”, either way works. It was first introduced in 1987, and it’s original name was 87a. It has stuck around for so many years and is still used everyday in numerous different applications on the web. Its popularity has even grown, as it has become a popular tool for comical or satirical expression. There are also unique and artistic forms of GIFs that are made, see this link for more.
GIFs are here to stay, and I cannot see them going away for some time.