Are all of your friends giraffes? Probably. Does this mean there is a sudden explosion of love for tall mammals? No. The same the comics craze doesn’t mean the 90s are back.
Anyone who spends any serious amount of time on the Web will be aware of Internet memes. At least those who venture into the useless-yet-entertaining side streets the Web has to offer. Those who are unaware what an Internet meme is just need to look at the picture for an example. That’s Grumpy Cat, and those words are what I imagine he’s thinking right now.
The best memes out there were some of the worst Internet accidents we’ll never forget. They are often absurd. Yet, you can’t seem to get them out of you’re head.
GIF animations aren’t just for corny memes and annoying reactions (but it doesn’t mean you can’t use them as such). Here at MakeUseOf, we’ve got a whole bag full of uses for these cool little animations. Even in a world with Vine and Instagram, GIF animations are not dead. We have five fantabulous uses for GIF animations that are both practical and beneficial for you and your audience however limited you may think them to be. Let’s get started.