• Enhancing GIPHY Search with Google Cloud ML Tools

    December 8, 2017 by Nick Hasty

    Editor’s Note: Earlier this week our Director of Engineering, Nick Hasty, was a guest author on the Google Cloud Big Data and ML blog. Nick touched on the use of Google Cloud Machine Learning to analyze and tag our GIFs,... more »

  • The Making of a GIF Music Video

    December 1, 2017 by Bjorn Roche

    When singer/songwriter Cassandra Kubinski recently visited the GIPHY office, she got inspired and thought of the idea to create a music video made entirely of GIFs. We weren’t sure if this had ever been done before, but it didn’t really... more »

  • Beyond Content: Extracting Image Property Data from GIFs

    October 24, 2017 by Ruben Stern

    For my summer internship on the GIPHY engineering team, I was tasked with extracting image property data from GIFs. Image property data is metadata about the GIF files themselves, particularly attributes that affect human perception and image “quality”, as opposed... more »

  • GIPHY <3 Analytics

    October 10, 2017 by Niger Little-Poole

    Data Science and Analytics are an important part of what makes GIPHY the best place to find GIFs. We recently teamed up with Interana to help them spread the message of good data analytics practices during their “Summer Data Love... more »

  • Introducing GIPHY Developers

    October 4, 2017 by Nick Santaniello

    We’re excited to announce the launch of GIPHY Developers: a one-stop shop and interactive resource for developers interested in getting started with GIPHY’s API offerings! By visiting our new portal, aspiring GIPHY developers can read top-level guides as well as... more »

  • New Stickers API Available

    September 28, 2017 by Nick Santaniello

    Okay hotshot, you may know what a GIF is, but how about a Sticker? Give up? A Sticker is an animated GIF with a transparent background, making them the perfect choice for use in presentations, to be dropped into your... more »

  • The GIPHY SDK is now Open Source

    September 27, 2017 by GIPHY

    In this week's news at GIPHY we are announcing the open-sourcing of the GIPHY SDK. This is the same code that powers some of our own products and will make integrating the GIPHY API even simpler. Available for iOS, Android... more »

  • GIPHY Search Gets Glasses

    September 26, 2017 by Bethany Davis

    Hey! My name is Bethany and I was a software engineering intern on the Search team this summer. I was also a 2017 hackNY fellow. I study computer science at the University of Pennsylvania. In this post, I discuss my... more »

  • GIPHY Capture: Lessons Learned From Flux

    September 20, 2017 by Mike Nolan

    Jumping into native app development from a web development background can be a monumental task for many. The web development community provides an incredible and seemingly endless supply of resources, free and open source tooling, packages and frameworks to help... more »

  • GIFS: Why do They Look Like That?

    August 30, 2017 by Bjorn Roche

    Here at GIPHY we work with GIFs every day. Sometimes, however, it pays to stop and ask “What exactly is a GIF?”. Since the format is over thirty years old, it has some real limitations, so it is worth asking:... more »

  • Building Pex with Pants in Production

    August 9, 2017 by Fiona Condon

    GIPHY’s search analytics team has one of the coolest jobs in the world—getting data about the way the world uses GIFs and using that data to make it easier to find the best cat fail. To make this happen, we... more »

  • GIF Paint: Drawing GIFs on Canvas

    August 2, 2017 by Jonny McLaughlin

    What was once intended to simply be a fun internal hack day project for GIPHY Maker’s Fair eventually turned into an actualized tool, better known as GIF Paint. We had a hack day here where we (GIPHY employees) were split... more »

  • Introducing GIPHY Engineering

    July 21, 2017 by Randy Shepherd

    Welcome to our new GIPHY Engineering blog! We’ll be using this platform to share stories from GIPHY’s technical teams – the folks who build, run and enhance all of our products, tools and infrastructure. First up, lets talk through what... more »