Google unveils slimmer image format

Frustrated by your organization’s slow-loading websites? Help could be on its way soon, in the form of a new image format from Google.

The search engine giant has come up with a new format for images called WebP.

This new graphics format could cut image file sizes by 40% compared to the most-often used JPEG format.

What’s that mean to IT? It will allow users to make faster file transfers and lighten network burden.

The key will be whether web designers flock to it. Will yours?

Read more about WebP here.

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