Horrify your friends by putting your face on popular GIFs

It's simple: Classic GIFs plus your face equals Internet gold.


Gaby Dunn

Internet Culture

Published Nov 14, 2013   Updated Jun 1, 2021, 1:55 am CDT

If you’re looking to waste a few hours freaking out your friends, head over to GIF Yourself. It’s a site where you can easily paste a crude cut-out of your own face over the faces in popular animated GIFs.

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For example, the ones I made of myself this morning:

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Those are pretty lazy attempts, but other people are really good at it—or at least, at making funnier GIFs: 

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The site was created by Frank Jania and Grant Custer for their respective workplaces,  Tapestry and Betaworks. Now go waste your lunch hour and freak out your mom with an animated GIF of you as a sitting frog.

Screengrab via GIF Yourself

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*First Published: Nov 14, 2013, 6:53 pm CST