But how many people still talk and think about it today? New on Hulu: February While a video tells us a story or — more likely — sells us one , the GIF allows us to tell our own story with building blocks from cultural properties we know and love. The raunchy talking teddy bear gambit worked once, but even within three years, the allure of the concept all but dissipated. Perhaps its release prior to the streaming video boom made the film uniquely well-suited to thrive as one of the last pieces of true monoculture.
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By directly tying the situations from any number of narrative texts to the mundanity of reality, the creators popularized a new method and context through which people could interface with the culture they love.
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Surveys and interviews indicate that far from being ideas in a lab, these classifications reflect how people interact with GIFs. Perhaps its release prior to the streaming video boom made the film uniquely well-suited to thrive as one of the last pieces of true monoculture. Even in her most over the top moments, she never loses sight of the deep insecurities and fears driving Annie to such extremes. Searches for GIFs multiplied by nine times from just to , a rise that surely only continued once Apple opened up its messaging platform to GIF searching in