Animated gifs are making a comeback in today's ubiquitous computing world. A widly supported format that displays animations consistantly on any device has made gifs the "new" way to engage an audience...again.
Here is a sampling of some of the gifs I have created for Code Climate. All of these are taken out of context but their goal is the same. Capture a users attention quickly to encourage them to read the rest of the content on the page. As we all know users do not read online.