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Twitter partly un-kills Vine, which will live again as Vine Camera

Twitter's decided not to completely kill its video-looping service Vine. Back in October things looked grim for Vine after Twitter announced it was discontinuing the mobile app. Now the company has explained that Vine, the service, will die but that Vine, the app, will continue. That means Vine will cease to function as a …
Simon Sharwood, 19 Dec 2016
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So long Vine, your six seconds of internet fame are over

A day after announcing it was cutting 9 per cent of its staff, Twitter has added more woes to its workers by announcing it will be closing the Vine mobile app. Twitter bought Vine back in 2012, shortly before it officially launched, and it caught on, gaining at least 200 million users and making some users internet famous. The …
Iain Thomson, 27 Oct 2016
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Oops: Bounty-hunter found Vine's source code in plain sight

A bounty-hunter has gone public with a complete howler made by Vine, the six-second-video-loop app Twitter acquired in 2012. According to this post by @avicoder (Vjex at GitHub), Vine's source code was for a while available on what was supposed to be a private Docker registry. While docker.vineapp.com, hosted at Amazon, wasn' …

Twitter's Vine creeps into HD-quality vid – but it's not really for YOU, chump

Twitter has updated its snappy video-sharing app Vine with an HD-quality option for Apple iOS users. The company said in a short blog post that fanbois could now view the vids in HD simply by adjusting a setting via the "Your Content" menu on a user's profile page. Undoubtedly, the latest tweak to the six-second video service …
Team Register, 11 Jul 2015

Premier League wants to PURGE ALL FOOTIE GIFs from social media

The English Premier League is working to design new software which will stop piratical football fans uploading footage of goals to Vine or social media. It has apologised for being a "killjoy" after warning fans that spaffing images of goals all over the internet is a breach of copyright. Now it is developing software to …
Jasper Hamill, 15 Aug 2014

Twitter takes on GOOGLE, swallows wannabe YouTube firm

It looks like Twitter is going head to head with YouTube with the acquisition of SnappyTV. The video platform lets users edit and share clips from live TV broadcasts, among other things. It also gives Twitter new video opportunities for both organic user-derived sharing and from Twitter’s sponsored-content platform Amplify. …
Faultline, 2 Jul 2014

Vine's 'educational nudity': 'So if I write 1+1=2 on my boobs we're grand?'

Quotw This was the week when the internet World Wide Web turned 25 and websites were stuffed with listicles and infographics telling us all about it. But said sites also unfortunately found it difficult to differentiate between the Web and the internet. (For clarity, the internet is the one that's stored in a black box, see …

No sex please, we're Twit-ish. Vine bans non-educational nudity

A six second sexual encounter is bound to disappoint and annoy. So it's little wonder that the teeny-weeny video service Vine has called an end to them. The Twitter-owned video service has decided to weed out filthy content that is "not a good fit for our community". This basically means any sort of nudity or sexual content …
Jasper Hamill, 7 Mar 2014
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Suck it Vine: Instagram adds 15-second video clips with fancy filters

Instagram has unveiled its foray into video uploads with an app for iOS and Android that captures 15 seconds of video and gives amateur auteurs some fancy tools to play with to make it special. Instagram video Click to record, post and bore people to death "At our core, visual imagery is everything. It's in our DNA and it' …
Iain Thomson, 20 Jun 2013
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Shorteurs rejoice as Vine comes to Android

It's the short film app that has allowed aspiring animators and amateur porn-makers alike to spread their creations across the internet - as long as they own an iPhone. Now Fandroids have been given the chance to emit tiny wee videos of their very own following the release of an almost identical Vine app on Google's smartphone …
Jasper Hamill, 4 Jun 2013
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Facebook DIES ON THE VINE hours after Twitter tie-in

Twitter's public spat with Facebook continued on Thursday when Mark Zuckerberg's free content ad network appeared to have cut off access to video-sharing app Vine's "find people" function - which allowed Viners to ferret out their Facebook mates. The abrupt shutoff came just hours after the micro-blogging site bought video- …
Kelly Fiveash, 25 Jan 2013
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Twitter adds loopy videos with Vine integration

Twitter users can now add six-second looping videos to their daily 140-character vignettes using technology the company bought from the developer start-up Vine. "Like Tweets, the brevity of videos on Vine (6 seconds or less) inspires creativity. Now that you can easily capture motion and sound, we look forward to seeing what …
Iain Thomson, 24 Jan 2013

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