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  • Animated GIFs Get The Respect They Deserve

    After lurking in the shadows of the internet, animated GIFs have done got classy on us and are starring in their very own mini-documentary. The folks at PBS’s Off Book delve into their history and how cinemagraphs are changing the playing field. One thing this video does not do, however, is agree once and for all how to pronounce them.

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    Internet Memes On PBS

    Rage comics, animated GIFs, Nyan Cat, and other forms of online visual culture get the respect they deserve in “Off Book” from PBS Arts. Researchers, artists, and thinkers from BuzzFeed, Know Your Meme, MemeFactory, Dump.fm, and Morningside Analytics share their views on how Internet Memes impact the world.