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This article was published on August 19, 2015

Speak into your microphone and this site turns your words into GIFs… seriously!

Speak into your microphone and this site turns your words into GIFs… seriously!
Mic Wright
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Mic Wright

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Mic Wright is a journalist specialising in technology, music and popular culture. He lives in Dublin. He is on Twitter at @brokenbottleboy. Mic Wright is a journalist specialising in technology, music and popular culture. He lives in Dublin. He is on Twitter at @brokenbottleboy.

This is one of those occasions when the headline really does say it all.

Give Giftawk – a simple site making use of clever APIs – access to your microphone, say something and it’ll grab GIFs from Giphy that it thinks represent those words. It’s hilariously addictive:

StraightOuttaCompton
Realistically, @brokenbottleboy is Straight Outta Norfolk

It’s been bumping around the Web for a while – it popped up earlier this summer – but it crept back onto Twitter today. It was created by Etoxin using the Giphy and Webkit speech APIs.

Giftawk [by Etoxin]

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