Neowin News Feed for: Giphy Neowin News Feed for: Giphy en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 UK's CMA says Facebook has too much influence in social media and must sell Giphy <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The UK&#039;s Competition and Markets Authority has ordered Facebook to sell Giphy to an approved buyer. It said the sale could see access by other social media platforms to Giphy GIFs restricted. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Tue, 30 Nov 2021 15:48:01 +0000 Facebook fined £50.5 million by the Competition and Markets Authority <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Facebook has been hit with a £50.5 million fine by the Competition and Markets Authority for failing to comply with the regulator&#039;s initial enforcement order in relation to the Giphy acquisition. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Wed, 20 Oct 2021 14:36:01 +0000 Facebook rebukes the UK's CMA over its position on the Giphy acquisition <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Facebook has written a defiant letter back to the UK&#039;s CMA saying its concerns over Facebook&#039;s Giphy acquisition are totally unfounded. Facebook&#039;s defiance could see the issue drag on. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Wed, 08 Sep 2021 15:56:01 +0000 UK competition body raises concerns over Facebook's Giphy merger <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The UK&#039;s Competition and Markets Authority has raised concerns about Facebook&#039;s acquisition of the GIF platform Giphy. It said the merger deprives the internet of a digital advertiser. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Thu, 12 Aug 2021 12:20:01 +0000 Facebook buys GIPHY for $400 million <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The social networking giant is acquiring the GIF hosting service and making it part of its Instagram team. The deal is reportedly worth $400 million, and won&#039;t immediately affect other integrations. <a href="">Read more...</a> (João Carrasqueira) Fri, 15 May 2020 15:28:01 +0000 Jif and GIPHY team up on peanut butter that will show you how to say GIF correctly <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>It&#039;s National Peanut Butter Lover&#039;s Day on March 1, the Jif and GIPHY are teaming up to settle the score once and for all on how to pronounce GIF. You can finally buy your own GIF peanut butter. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Tue, 25 Feb 2020 14:00:01 +0000 GIPHY is moving beyond traditional GIFs with the soft-launch of its video platform <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>GIPHY is soft-launching today a new short-form video platform, which is expected to officially debut next year. The new offering marks the company&#039;s expansion beyond its traditional GIF service. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jay Bonggolto) Sat, 10 Nov 2018 05:28:01 +0000 Instagram and Snapchat disable Giphy integration due to "racist GIF" <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Social media platforms Instagram and Snapchat have temporarily disabled integration with Giphy due to the presence of a &quot;racist GIF&quot; with racial slurs that pops up when a user types &quot;crime&quot;. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Sat, 10 Mar 2018 19:20:01 +0000 Giphy uses Google AI to better match user image searches <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Ever been hunting for a specific GIF and can&#039;t find it on the popular site because it is not tagged properly? Giphy hears your cries and is asking Google AI to hunt through its huge image DB for you. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Keefer) Tue, 26 Sep 2017 21:40:01 +0000 Twitter launches a GIF search option with partners GIPHY and Riffsy <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Twitter is rolling out a new GIF search feature for people using the Twitter app or the web site. The option to add a GIF to a tweet will have a dedicated button when composing a tweet. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Wed, 17 Feb 2016 18:12:01 +0000 upgrades now out of preview, rolling out soon to all users <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>After first announcing its major upgrade to last May, Microsoft has now brought the new version of its webmail service out of preview, and will roll it out worldwide in the coming weeks. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Wed, 17 Feb 2016 17:56:01 +0000 Facebook now supports animated GIFs in the Timeline <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Facebook users will finally be able to post animated GIFs to their timeline albeit using third-party hosts, as the company has finally enabled the support for these files. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Shreyas Gandhe) Sun, 31 May 2015 05:00:01 +0000