Believe it or not, GIFs have been around for more than 30 years — they were first introduced by CompuServe in 1987.
Crazy, right? Since that time, GIFs have become a universal form of communication on the Internet.
But while GIFs themselves have been around since the '80s, it's only in the past couple of years that a new kind of GIF has come on the scene.
They're called split-depth GIFs, and they are basically magic.