Since a CompuServe team created the Graphics Interchange Format [GIF] in 1987, the format has evolved a lot and has become the designation for animated .gif images that are used in messages to convey a certain emotion in place of emojis. .
Current themes, popular characters or funny situations are transformed into GIFs and shared among friends. Creating these original images is becoming easier and easier, but the messaging applications themselves have their own collections of GIFs that can be sent faster in a conversation.
It's the combination of the present, some ridiculousness, and excitement that makes GIF so popular, and it's curious to see how trends evolve.
At a time when all services are taking stock of the year, so too Giphy has organized its list of most popular GIFs, which can be verified on the site. Also take a look at the lists from previous years until 2016 to remember some of the weirdest GIFs ever used.