You’ve heard of liveblogging and live-tweeting. Now here comes live-GIFfing. Tumblr announced that it has assembled a team to create animated GIFs during the upcoming U.S. presidential debates to be posted in real time on a dedicated blog. While the concept itself is hysterical, it seems unlikely that the result will be anything more than an onslaught of recurring silent moving pictures of the same two guys in suits jabbing the air while they pontificate. Read the full story at All Things D.
Ad Nauseam at Your Service: Tumblr Will “Live-GIF” the Presidential Debates
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).