rio 2016 Archive

International Olympic Committee bans GIFs

They’ve “expressly prohibited” turning anything from the Olympics into “animated formats such as animated GIFs (i.e. GIFV), GFY, WebM, or short video formats such as Vines.” You know what, I fucking surrender. Olympic corruption, greed and venality has been boundless for decades, but this kind of fantastic out-of-touchness literally leaves me wordless. 2. Internet and Mobile Platforms Notwithstanding any …