Celebrating the 25-year anniversary of the GIF with Chris Torres
After creating Nyan Cat more than a year ago, Torres has become an Internet celebrity. His 8-bit animation has been remixed by hundreds of people and viewed more than 76 million times on YouTube. Nyan Cat won the Webby Award for 2012 Meme of the Year in May.
“GIFs are a fantastic way to share our thoughts, feelings or just entertaining pieces of life in a single, easy to share moving image.”
(via Acclaimed artists commemorate the 25-year anniversary of the GIF)