Gfycat

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Gfycat
Gfycat logo
Gfycat-logo.png
URL https://gfycat.com/
Project status Online!
Archiving status Partially saved
Project source gfycat-grab
Project tracker gfycat
IRC channel #deadcat (on hackint)
Project lead Unknown

Gfycat is a user-generated content short video hosting company founded by Richard Rabbat, Dan McEleney, and Jeff Harris. It was a pioneer of the video alternative to GIF.

2019

On 2019/11/5 they announced on Twitter and Reddit that they are removing some content on 2019/11/18.

On 2019/11/6 the Archive Team Warrior begone the big task of saving the content from Gfycat this was concluded on 2019/11/23 and provided data amount of 18 TB (18108 GB) saved by the archive team feeder more a group of Archive Team pertinence archived a further 50 TB making the grows total over 68 TB (including duplicates)

Legal Threats

  • Dan McEleney accused ArchiveTeam of a DDoS attack and threatened with legal action on 2019/11/7.