Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

The American Genius Real EstateThe American Genius Real Estate

Real Estate Technology

Spice up your presentations with Google GIF data

(TECHNOLOGY NEWS) Turn your presentations from drab to fab using Google GIF data.

Women typing on laptop representing sites optimized for voice searches.

Google’s making data fun

You can now visualize data in an instant with Google’s Data GIF Maker. The tool was launched by Google News Lab primarily as a resource for journalists to compare search data.

bar
However, it’s available for anyone to use and make simple GIFs.

visual learners

The Data GIF Maker is Google’s way to integrate news into the age of mobile phones. Many people consume news from their cell phone or tablet so every online source must be responsive and minimal enough to understand quickly.

Here lies the reason behind making the new tool so simple.

Data visualizations do not need to be complicated or intricate to be effective. People want something that looks good on their screen. They want to take in the information clearly and then move on to the next thing.

Although Google says there is room for both this type of data consumption and a more complex version, they are catering to an audience that reads news on the go.

How it works

The Date GIF Maker is not limited to journalists. Anyone can get started by simply thinking of two things to compare. The process is about as minimal as the design itself. You use Google Trends to explore hot news topics, which allows you to search any two terms over a specified time.

Trends will pull up the average number of searches over time and you will transfer that information into the GIF Maker.

Just make sure to include the search terms, values and title that will explain your data. After you click “Launch GIF” the tool will create a GIF for you to view and download. The brightly colored GIF shows the two terms and values at the bottom as it moves back and forth.

GIFs for everyone

The best things about the Data GIF Maker is that you don’t have to only use relevant search terms. You can plug in anything to retrieve the data. It’s perfect to make understandable visuals for a work presentation or to just mess around on your own.

Google has made it as straightforward as possible which is how information should be laid out. There is no need to add extra flourishes in these GIFs.

#GifData

Written By

Natalie is a Staff Writer at The Real Daily and co-founded an Austin creative magazine called Almost Real Things. When she is not writing, she spends her time making art, teaching painting classes and confusing people. In addition to pursuing a writing career, Natalie plans on getting her MFA to become a Professor of Fine Art.

Advertisement

The Daily Intel
in your inbox

Subscribe and get news and EXCLUSIVE content to your email inbox.

Advertisement

KEEP READING!

Real Estate Brokerage

Google is famous for building a high quality team that changes how technology works worldwide. What can we learn from this?

Real Estate Technology

The Google Nest Hub Max rolled out features to end the dreaded "Ok Google" wake phrase, but at what cost? Only privacy and security,...

Real Estate Technology

(TECHNOLOGY) Google remains the primary search tool in the market, and they're complicit in allowing Amazon to dominate the search results.

Real Estate Technology

(TECHNOLOGY) Break down language barriers between your and your clients with Google Assistant's newest innovation, Live translate. Estas son buenas noticias!

The American Genius' real estate section is honest, up to the minute real estate industry news crafted for industry practitioners - we cut through the pay-to-play news fluff to bring you what's happening behind closed doors, what's meaningful to your practice, and what to expect in the future. We're your competitive advantage. The American Genius, LLC Copyright © 2005-2022