Saturday, June 15, 2013

Everybody put on your low-resolution, heavily watermarked party hats, because June 15 marks the 26th anniversary of the GIF!

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Everybody put on your low-resolution, heavily watermarked party hats, because June 15 marks the 26th anniversary of the GIF!
Image courtesy of ReactionGifs.com
Image courtesy of reactiongifs.com
To celebrate this grand occasion, we've gathered the top 10 GIF searches from the past 30 days on Yahoo, with the hope that the list will reveal something about Internet culture and the psychology of web users around the globe.
Also, we just really like GIFs. They make us happy.


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The Top 10 GIF Searches on Yahoo

1. Sex GIFs


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No surprise here. Did you know that 30% of all data transferred across the Internet is pornography? It makes sense, then, that the majority of GIF searches are related to sex. People love sex, and when you can combine what you love with GIFs, everyone wins. Read more...
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