The First GIF Search Engine Is Hilariously Bad

By Leslie Horn on at

There's a Google specifically for GIFs now. Giphy is a great and noble cause, and we hope it gets better some day. But as it stands now, it's humorously awful and painfully slow.

For example, for some reason this weird Amy Poehler GIF is filed under Star Wars.

The First GIF Search Engine Is Hilariously Bad


This Harry Potter GIF is in the Star Wars section too.

The First GIF Search Engine Is Hilariously Bad


As is Lana del Rey running her fingers through her hair.

The First GIF Search Engine Is Hilariously Bad


When you search "Drake," you get this random crowd surfing kid in a wheelchair.

The First GIF Search Engine Is Hilariously Bad


And this is the single GIF for "Top Gun."

The First GIF Search Engine Is Hilariously Bad


But there are 1,454 results for Ryan Gosling. And this adorable dog is one of them.

The First GIF Search Engine Is Hilariously Bad


Logically under Jennifer Lawrence, you'll dig up this Game of Thrones snippet.

The First GIF Search Engine Is Hilariously Bad


So until Giphy gets its shit together, we're... sad? Or whatever this GIF is supposed to result from the "sad" section.

The First GIF Search Engine Is Hilariously Bad

[h/t @Jaredbkeller]

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