“On Repeat – How to use loops to explain anything”
The article presents some thoughts about why we are fascinated by (GIF) loops and how we might use them for various purposes aside from meme culture.
A Wired article about Tumblr TV, where you can watch a stream of GIFs as if it was TV.
“Don’t dismiss the GIF”
How to use GIFs for data visualisation
In preparation for the 4chan-GIF-WebM study I am still working on (yes, I know that I promised to publish it for a while now:) I found some data about GIF scoring on Reddit: in comparison with other file formats; a chronological overview since 2010; and in comparison between several Subreddits
And some videos:
“The things we can’t say in selfies -– narrating the self through GPOY, reaction-GIF and ‘current status’ images” (here is part 2)
A conference presentation at the “Internet Research 15” conference, also available as a paper on academia.edu