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‘GIF’ is the American Oxford Dictionary Word of the Year

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As we posted earlier this year on the Greenhouse, the term GIF (or graphic interchange format) just celebrated its 25th anniversary, and has now been named the American Oxford Dictionary’s Word of the Year for 2012. Although the term has been around for quite a while, its transition to being used as a verb (‘to gif’) was why… more »

Happy 25th Birthday, Animated GIF!

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Today, the animated GIF is an amazing 25 years old! Check out the history of the GIF and celebratory animations on the Daily Dot, or celebrate the day by arguing whether or not GIF is pronounced with a hard or soft ‘G’. Me, I’m going to go searching for some more cat animations. ETA: I wasmore »