The recognition of Juneteenth as the official end of slavery in America, a day of independence for African Americans, and an important holiday to be celebrated across the US has come back into focus recently. Many states, companies, and people are recognizing it’s status as an important holiday. GIPHY aims to educate and celebrate by utilizing Juneteenth as a paid day of learning to take time to educate ourselves. We have made company-wide efforts to encourage our users, partners, artists and employees to educate themselves on American history, the history of this holiday, and what it means to so many…
ICYMI: 2021 is halfway over, and already it’s been a historic year for the UFC, which crowned the first Mexican-born UFC champion ever last weekend.
As we approach the halfway point of 2021, we asked GIPHY Sports Editor, Jake Martella, for his top UFC moments of the year so far. Here’s a look at some of his favorite moments.
UFC 257: Michael Chandler calls out Conor Mcgregor at his UFC debut
GIPHY Arts commissions hundreds of artists a year, all of whom do impeccable work. Today, we are happy to spotlight GIPHY Artist Morris Callegari and share a Q&A that dives deeper into the creative process.
Morris is a 3D artist based out of Berkeley, California. He loves telling stories of nostalgia and his childhood to illustrate things that people can relate to (hopefully).
What came to mind when GIPHY Arts approached you for a commission?
I was excited for the opportunity, but I also…
For Father’s Day this year, Natalie Palamides and GIPHY Studios would like to introduce you to The World’s Greatest Dad. He grills, he loves his country, he knows a lot about bananas, and he is ready to grace your conversations wherever you use GIPHY.
World’s Greatest Dad comes from the comedic mind of Natalie, who partnered with GIPHY Studios — GIPHY’s creative studio who frequently collaborates with creators and entertainers — to help bring her character to life via the formats of GIFs, Stickers, and GIPHY Clips. …
You know that moment when someone sends you the perfect GIF and you can practically hear it. Whether it’s a familiar character or simply the perfect visual representation of your emotions, there is a very specific sound you associate with it.
At GIPHY, we definitely know the feeling.
That’s why we’ve been working hard to bring GIPHY Clips — GIFs with sound! — to every platform where your conversations are happening. You can already share GIPHY Clips anywhere using the video’s URL and can even access them in places like Slack and Medium. …
GIPHY and Warner Brothers have teamed up to launch the official GIF and Clip Library Channel for the beloved 90’s sitcom, Martin.
Starring Martin Lawrence, Martin gave its viewers 5 seasons of culturally relevant storylines, iconic catchphrases (“You go girl!”), and multiple characters played by Lawrence himself.
The show boasted a stellar, all black main cast including Tisha Campbell (Gina), Tichina Arnold (Pam), Thomas Mikal Ford (Tommy), and Carl Anthony Payne II (Cole), which gave viewers endless laughs with their comedic chemistry.
Starting June 7th, fans of the show can use the over 800 GIFs, and over 70 Clips (GIFs with sound), through GIPHY’s many platform integrations, as well as via GIPHY.com.
Don’t let a conversation or post go by without a piece of this 90’s classic!
I joined the Search team in February as their Product Manager after 2 years in the Data Science department. I’ve always admired how the team deeply integrated analytics into the Search algorithm. As I began to ramp up in the role, I spent hours reading all the documentation of the various A/B tests that were run since GIPHY started — and there were a LOT! In this blog post, I’ll delve into how A/B testing works for our Search team, how we evaluate tests, and discuss some test examples. But first, a little bit about me.
As a data…
Thankfully for us, “Saturday Night Live” provided plenty of laughs throughout its 46th season to get us through it all, from Bowen Yang’s star turn as the “Iceberg That Sank the Titanic,” to Maya Rudolph’s triumphant return as then-candidate, now Vice President Kamala Harris. And, of course, who can forget Kate McKinnon as Anthony Fauci.
Today, we’re excited to announce another expansion of GIPHY’s Username Search! Since December, Username Search has allowed GIPHY users the ability to access the content they’ve made on Desktop Sticker Maker anywhere GIPHY Stickers are integrated. As we mentioned in that post, Desktop Sticker Maker was simply the first step in not only making animated sticker creation more accessible, but also helping users access their creations anywhere GIPHY stickers are available.
GIFs wrap communication up in delight — and often, humor — which make them the perfect vehicle for expressing what is tricky to say in plain words. Since 2016, the artists and designers at GIPHY Studios have created thousands of GIFs and stickers to help people all over the world do just this. Here, we’ll look at the most popular ways people have expressed themselves using GIPHY, including the top search modifiers and the most popular* Studios Originals GIFs.
Summer is almost here and with it, the increase in social obligations. Weddings, brunches, picnics, hikes, beach days — we don’t…
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