I shake my head sadly, and think, Oh, you poor sad slob. Obviously, this is a horrible and shitty thing to think or say. So instead of saying it, I decided to examine the actual thought process I go through when picking a GIF. And write it down for you. So you never have to hire me.
How to make a GIF with Photoshop
Needless to say, GIFs have become emotional currency on the web. Well, why not create one yourself? Whether you know the exact clip you want to lift from YouTube or you want to turn yourself into a GIF, there are lots of GIF makers out there to help you. Then, add a caption, stickers, and a few effects, if desired. There are also experimental features like Ping Pong and other effects to play with. Giphy has long been the default search engine for GIFs since its library is endless. You can also add captions if you want.
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First things first: where do you find those genius GIFs? The most widely known is Giphy , which not only allows you to search for GIFs but also create your own. And in mid, Facebook announced the rollout of its GIF button , a feature that made it possible to post GIFs from various services, such as Tenor or the ever-popular Giphy , right in the comments box. What does that mean for you? First, go to Giphy. Or, as discussed above, you can copy and paste the GIF permalink into your status box. To share a Giphy GIF as a comment, copy and paste the link into the comment box. Know your audience. Use your common sense. Opt for quality GIFs.
GIFs have come a long way. Until that day comes, we all face a daily problem—or hourly, depending on how deep your GIF obsession goes: where to find the best GIFs. These are the GIFs that keep on giving.