Mar 20, 2013 11:12AM

Google Adds GIF Filter To Image Search

The internet dies from happiness.
See, wouldn't this JPEG be better as a GIF?

Instead of trawling through Tumblr to find the perfect Britney Spears hair flip GIF (it's below — you're welcome), Google has now made your time on the internet a little less stressful. 

Following the Oxford dictionary's recognition of the word GIF, Google has come to terms with the fact that GIFs are a superior way of expressing emotion in today's modern world. As such, they've FINALLY added a GIF filter to their image search — meaning you've now got a whole world of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills-themed moving images at your fingertips. Simply click on the 'search tools' button below the search box and select 'animated' from the 'any type' drop down menu. 

In what is another new feature, you can also select 'transparent' under the colour filter, which is great for when you are procrastinating at work and want to quickly create quality art such as this:

Thanks for the visual stimuli Bambi and Dan!

Ingrid Kesa

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