'The Perfect One'

  title={'The Perfect One'},
  author={Jialun Aaron Jiang and Casey Fiesler and Jed R. Brubaker},
  journal={Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction},
  pages={1 - 20}
Animated GIFs are increasingly popular in text-based communication. Finding the perfect GIF can make conversations funny, interesting, and engaging, but GIFs also introduce potentials for miscommunication. Through 24 in-depth qualitative interviews, this empirical, exploratory study examines the nuances of communication practices with animated GIFs to better understand why and how GIFs can send unintentional messages. We find participants leverage contexts like source material and interpersonal… 

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