Forced GIFs are the new forced memes


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Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2018/02/14/forced-gifs-are-the-new-forced.html


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I think I saw this as a sketch on College Humor or Cracked at some point as a joke. I feel like it was a good joke, but not such a good practical idea (which made it a good joke).


#4

I wonder how many years before I’m cowering in a corner of my apartment trying to avoid the gaze of my screen like Winston Smith?


#5

welp, now might be time to stop using giphy for me


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GIFs (pronounced like “gifts” without the T) are now so ubiquitous…

Ladies and gentlemen, the verdict is in.


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#10

Needs more brand synergy…


#11

I saw a similar sketch involving a casting call for LOLcat memes.


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And of course, Facebook GIFs – which IMO is THE best feature to arrive on the platform in a long time – will prioritize the GIFs with ad content.

Oh I know, I’ll stop using Facebook as a protest! That’ll show them!


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For a long time I thought of this very BBS as a land of Forced GIFs


#16

“That’s not how it works. That’s not how any of this works!”


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