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GIF Site Giphy Announces $72 Million in New Funding

By | Oct 31, 2016 at 12:50 pm

If you’ve used any form of social media in the last few years, you have likely come across of GIF or two. These short, looping video files have become the primary means of communication for posters, tweeters, and instagrammers on every single platform on…

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Tumblr Finally Launched a GIF Search Engine

By | Jun 5, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Was I too caught up in my own GIF making magic yesterday that I somehow missed that Tumblr launched its own GIF search engine? Yesterday, Tumblr users got a pleasant surprise upon discovering that the social platform finally did something with its huge collection…


Dasher: Do Everything on One Platform

By | May 28, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Jesse Boyes is a self-proclaimed “terrible chatterer.” In the past, he would send messages to friends to make plans, but then would use Venmo or Foursquare to coordinate instead. “I kept forcing friends out of our text conversation and into other experiences with links…



Giphy Raises $2.4 Million Series A for Its GIF Search Engine

By | May 20, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Last week, NYC-based Giphy raised a $2.4 million Series A round of funding, as reported by Strictly VC. According to a post published on the company’s blog, the round was led by Betaworks, with participation from Lerer Ventures, RRE Ventures, and CAA Ventures. “It’s been a little over…