GIF bots on Botwiki


Tweet, and get procedurally generated art.

@tweetgameoflife is an open source Twitter bot created by Avy Faingezicht that generates GIFs of Conway’s game of life, basing its initial state on incoming tweets


Animated GIFs of deaths from Spelunky Daily Challenge

deadspelunkers is one of the earliest modern bots, created by Joel McCoy.

Once every two hours the bot creates and posts an animated GIF of a death from a Spelunky [an action-exploration game] Daily Challenge video uploaded to YouTube, along with a time-stamped link to the source.

You can read more about the project on author’s blog.


Ich twittere ├╝ber Feminismus und kritisiere User*innen, wenn sie frauenfeindliche Tweets verbreiten.

@JudithBotler is a Twitter bot created as an activism tool for the International Women’s Day in 2017. It searched Twitter for misogynist hate speech and reprimanded the person with GIFs. It also shared feminist texts.


Converts Twitter’s “GIFs” into actual GIFs.

@TheGIFingBot is an open source Twitter bot created by Jeremy Low.

Since GIFs on Twitter are converted into MP4 files, they’re not as easy to keep, download, organize, &c. Everyone loves GIFs is what I am saying. TheGIFingBot exists to return the MP4s to their true, GIF form and make GIFs shareable on Twitter again.

Read more on Jeremy’s blog.

Comet Bot

Comets on their way through a starfield.

Comet Bot is a currently inactive Mastodon bot created by @allo that generates animated GIFs of comets flying through star fields.



@smilevector is a Twitter bot created by Tom White that that adds or removes smile from images of people posted by accounts it follows and posts the transition as an animated GIF.


Random news headlines with (mostly) appropriate GIF reactions.

@HeadlineGifs is an open source Twitter bot created by Ryan J. Smith. It mashes up random gifs from with random headlines from /r/news.


Random 2-dimensional tilings.

@TilingBot is a Twitter bot created by Roice Nelson that —

Creates images of random 2-dimensional tilings in spherical, Euclidean, and hyperbolic geometry. Various projections, coloring techniques, and a wide range of possible tilings help keep the images diverse and interesting. This bot lives at the intersection of mathematics and art.


Locating every location I can locate.

@youreherebot is an open source Twitter bot created by @dnass that tweets a name of a place and an animated gif of satellite imagery zooming in on what may or may not be the location of that place.