What Is An Animated Gif?
Animated Gif is a series of Gifs (small size images) that are rotated allowing the use to see all images one after the other without the use doing anything.
We also called them “animated images” because animated gifs aren’t really videos. If anything, they’re more like flipbooks. For one, they don’t have sound (you probably noticed that already). Gif files can hold multiple pictures at once, and people realized that these pictures could load sequentially (again, like a flipbook) if they’re decoded a certain way.
Why People Love Animated Gifs?
Gifs are gaining popularity because, like memes, they’re useful for communicating jokes, emotions, and ideas. Plus, sites like Giphy and Gyfcat make it super easy to share and create gifs. These services are integrated into apps like Twitter, and Facebook Messenger, and your phone’s keyboard, so they’re just as easy to use as emojis or “stickers.”