Here at the Daily Dot, we have an unofficial tradition of sharing GIF images with each other every morning. Now we’re looping you into the circle. In the Morning GIF, we feature a popular—or just plain cool—GIF we found on Reddit, Canvas, or elsewhere on the Internet.
While thousands of websites have gone dark today in protest against the Protect IP Act and the Stop Online Piracy Act, GIF animators on Tumblr have been working hard in their honor.
Here’s the animation from The Oatmeal, which has since blacked out its entire blog in protest.
The gesture and the accompanying animation has turned The Oatmeal into a national trending topic on Twitter, mentioned more than 3,000 times in the last three hours, according to statistics from Topsy.