Google launches animation tool so you can turn boring data into cool GIFs

Huh...just the idea of being able to turn boring data (we've all had to sit through that Power Point presentation) into something "GIFFY" that moves and has the capacity to put us all into a trance until that tick-tock strikes 5:00, might be worth a look.

Google wants to be the Giphy for turning boring data into awesome animated illustrations – sort of.

The search engine titan announced it has launched a handy animation tool that essentially lets you turn tedious number charts into slightly more entertaining GIF illustrations. The so-called Data GIF Maker practically allows users to set their desired parameters and effortlessly transform them into data visuals.

Google data editor Simon Rogers says the company built the app to make it easier for journalists to rely on data when telling stories; but virtually anyone can benefit from using the tool. 

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