Sunday October 21, 2012

The History of GIFs

You find them everywhere. They are on personal and business websites, home pages, emails and just about anywhere else you can stick them. They have been around since 1985, but how much do you actually know about this little (aggravating) graphics interchange format?

On early webpages, the average two-minute YouTube embed would have required about 40 minutes of buffering. So instead, people rocked the eyeballs and dinosaurs.