GIPHY2Vec: Natural Language Processing @ GIPHY

February 26, 2021 9:21 pm by Nick Hasty

At Betaworks Studios’ “RENDER(lite); GPT-What?” conference, Director of Machine Learning, Nick Hasty spoke on our in-house NLP tool called “GIPHY2Vec” (a modification of Word2Vec). To learn more, check out the full talk below! For more great content, keep an eye on Betaworks Studios’ Event Calendar.

GIPHY Search Trends During the 2020 Presidential Election

December 14, 2020 8:23 pm by Nick Hasty

Major social and cultural events mean “all hands on deck” here at GIPHY, as millions of people across the world use GIFs to express themselves as these events unfold. Award shows, championship games, and holidays (such as New Year’s Eve) require resources across the company — from our Editorial team “live-GIFing” video feeds in real-time […]

Engaging Endpoints: 4 Ways to Supplement GIF search

April 1, 2020 7:16 pm by GIPHY

We’d like to highlight four public API endpoints designed to increase engagement and create better user experiences for products and projects integrating GIPHY. At GIPHY, we use these endpoints to help users discover content and as ancillary features for our core GIF search experience — as we know a blank search input on a platform […]

Elasticsearch: Custom Analysis

March 2, 2020 8:49 pm by Utah Ingersoll

GIPHY uses Elasticsearch to deliver all the best GIFs. Elasticsearch is an extremely fast, open source search engine supported by a great community. It has a robust Query API which allows us to quickly iterate our search algorithm. The Mapping API enables us to prototype new signals and account for the quirks in GIF metadata. […]

What’s that Spike?

August 13, 2019 7:34 pm by Alex Anderson

Weekly Search Trends at GIPHY The Product Analytics team at GIPHY sits at the interface of technical data engineering teams and the rest of our business. We’re tasked with making data easily accessible across the org and uncovering insights to enhance our product and sales strategies. This can take the form of building data visualizations, […]

Search @GIPHY: Keeping up with the Zeitgeist

February 12, 2019 5:05 pm by GIPHY

February 12, 2019 GIPHY HQ – New York, NY While on the outside GIPHY search may seem like a standard search problem, being on the top of the zeitgeist is an increasingly viral world is a constant challenge. GIPHY has devised ways to make sure their users are getting the Most relevant search via models […]

Search Algorithms with PyLadies @GIPHY

January 28, 2019 9:01 pm by GIPHY

January 30, 2019 GIPHY HQ – New York, NY GIPHY started as a way to catalogue animated GIFS and since then has evolved as a platform of creation and discovery. Fundamentally, surfacing content has been a core challenge. We have a team dedicated to providing the best Search experience for animated GIFs. During this workshop […]

How to increase performances on custom UICollectionsViewLayout

November 2, 2018 8:29 pm by Giorgia Marenda

GIPHY’s iOS app grid design includes a particular layout called the “Waterfall Layout.”It allows differentsized GIFs and Stickers to fit together in a continuous steam.An issue with this kind of layout is that we need to dynamically calculate the frame-size of every cell because we don’t know what the height of the GIF will be […]

Contextually-Aware Search: GIPHY Gets Work-Specific

September 4, 2018 1:46 pm by Zachary Hay

GIPHY has popular integrations on many platforms like Facebook Messenger, Twitter, and Slack. We serve tens of billions of requests a month to all integrations via our API. Users search our industry-leading database of GIFs and stickers to find the perfect one to send in all of these messaging platforms. GIPHY’s search engine calculates CTR […]