Facebook has written a defiant letter back to the UK's CMA saying its concerns over Facebook's Giphy acquisition are totally unfounded. Facebook's defiance could see the issue drag on.
The UK's Competition and Markets Authority has raised concerns about Facebook's acquisition of the GIF platform Giphy. It said the merger deprives the internet of a digital advertiser.
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't immediately affect other integrations.
It's National Peanut Butter Lover'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.
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's expansion beyond its traditional GIF service.
Social media platforms Instagram and Snapchat have temporarily disabled integration with Giphy due to the presence of a "racist GIF" with racial slurs that pops up when a user types "crime".
Ever been hunting for a specific GIF and can'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.
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.
After first announcing its major upgrade to Outlook.com 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.
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.