NEW ON GIPHY: GIF VIEW COUNTS

More and more people are using GIFs to express themselves every day.

Since publishing the , we’ve more than doubled to over 200MM Daily Active Users. People share . You’re if you send a GIF. As an art form the GIF has “” — the was from an artist named Julie Winegard. And the GIF just went primetime thanks to one in a recent episode of her HBO show Insecure.

GIFs are going mainstream in a big way. And, as of today, you can see for yourself just how big: introducing GIF view counts on GIPHY.

“How popular is this GIF?”

So many people asked us that question we thought it was time to turn the answer into a product. Every time you see a GIPHY GIF, we count a view (regardless of how many times it loops).

You can see view counts for every GIF from an official Artist or Partner. When you visit an official Artist or Partner’s Channel, you can now also see how many GIFs are available and what the cumulative GIF view count is for the channel.

. Featured Art by Domitille Collardey. As of 8/2017 this GIF has 14M views.
. As of 8/2017 this Channel has 11.7B views.

A view count on GIPHY says a lot about a GIF.

It tells us which GIFs are the or what was the from last week’s Game of Thrones. It shows how strong the force is in chapters and . View counts show how often we like to be , as well!

It tells of how perfectly this Lil’ Yachty GIF is and how contagious the lol is when sharing this GIF. It’s a small moment––James Harden throwing shade — becoming the perfect expression over 57M times.

. As of 8/2017, this GIF has 57M views.

And it’s a sign of how memorable new moments are in pop culture, whether it’s or .

Little GIFs are a BIG Deal

Last year we helped put the GIF everywhere. This year we want to show you what that means because more people are using GIFs everyday. That means more , more , more , and more .

So keep asking us questions! We’ll keep building you answers.

❤ GIPHY

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. Art by Domitille Collardey.

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