Some popular symbols for New Year's Day are fireworks, Father Time, Baby New Year, confetti and the New York City ball drop, notes History.com; these symbols can be used as animated GIFs. Other symbols can include a bottle of champagne, clock and champagne glass. Users can view and download animated GIFs for New Year's Day on sites such as PhotoBucket.com or giphy.com.
An animated GIF is a type of moving picture that has been created using the GIF format. It consists of a series of images that are looped in a frame to show motion. Animated GIFs can be used on New Year's Day as a way to say "Happy New Year's" to friends and family. Examples can include exploding fireworks, popping champagne corks and the rotating year.