The point of differentiation is not only that the company created the GIFs
specifically to be GIFs
but that, in creating GIFs
, it's more about expressing a mood that's easily relatable and shareable than producing a full narrative in six seconds.
In a statement, Facebook said: "We know people love communicating with GIFs
on Messenger, and
is supported by leading industrial giants in Bahrain, including the National Oil and Gas Authority in association with Bapco and Alba, both of whom are in the midst of major expansion projects.
In a sense, a GIF
can work as an assistant with you in your class.
For publishers, GIFs
have many advantages over video, not the least of which is they require no Flash to run and work in just about any browser or on any device.
Jubran Abdulrahman, managing director of Hilal Conferences & Exhibitions, the organisers of GIF
, added: "Bapco's continued support is testimony to the exhibition's value in highlighting industrial opportunities in the kingdom and the wider GCC as the leading regional specialist B2B showcase."
My favorite Spina GIF
is Processo Criativo, in which an old-fashioned woodcut-style image of a man deep in thought is transformed by something you could never see in an actual woodcut: a pulsating orange light.
THE selfie just got a whole lot more interesting thanks to JibJab Messages, the app that lets you take a selfie and create comical animated gifs
As an advisory partner, Macquarie will share market insight, advice and expertise with the GIF
and its government partners.
Right now, when a user uploads a GIF
to Pinterest, it appears as a still image unless user follows the link back to the GIF
's original source outside of the platform.
turns 25 this year, so it's a fitting time for Moving the Still: A GIF
Festival, the first large-scale exhibition dedicated to the format.