The Rise and Fall and Rise of GIFs: A History

The GIF has nine lives. Did you know it’s 29 years old? It’s older than the internet and most of the people who use it. When Steve Wilhite invented it in 1987, as an engineer for CompuServe, even he didn’t know what it would eventually become. He had no idea he would win a Lifetime Achievement Webby.Read the full article