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  • Vine Finally Lets You Import Video From Your Camera Roll

    Vine Finally Lets You Import Video From Your Camera Roll

    With more than 100 million people watching Vines across the web each month, and over 1 billion loops every day, Vine has just released an update to the app that finally lets users import video from their camera. Twitter’s video sharing app has always required users to film new content directly within the app, using Vine’s once-unique hold-to-record feature. Now, Vine users can… Read More

  • Vine Update Introduces Loop Counts So You Know How Great You Are

    Vine Update Introduces Loop Counts So You Know How Great You Are

    For the narcissist in all of us, Vine has today introduced Loop Counts, which show the number of times someone has watched your gif play over and over again in their feed. As many of you well know, Vine lets users share six-second looping videos in an Instagram like feed. Those Vines can be re-vined by other users, commented on, or liked. Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Hollywood & Vine

    Gillmor Gang: Hollywood & Vine

    The Gillmor Gang — Alexia Tsotsis, Keith Teare, Robert Scoble, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor — kick off the holiday weekend with a primer on cloud politics. Techcrunch co-editor Tsotsis in her maiden appearance in the clubhouse wastes no time putting @scobleizer on the spot, but Robert does a Seinfeld by saying nothing in a revealing way. Then we’re off to the land of Beats… Read More

  • Instagram Diverges From Vine By Personalizing Explore Tab

    Instagram Diverges From Vine By Personalizing Explore Tab

    Rather than just sunsets from foreign countries and selfies by fashion models, Instagram’s Explore page is now also personalized with top photos and videos Liked by people you follow. Personalization highlights Instagram’s focus on your own social graph and a subjective vision of beauty, to contrast with Vine, which centers around re-sharing and globally popular expert content… Read More

  • Convies Debuts A Vine-Like Video Messenger For Chatting With Friends And Groups

    Convies Debuts A Vine-Like Video Messenger For Chatting With Friends And Groups

    Fresh on the heels of Vine’s expansion into private video messaging last week comes today’s launch of a new video chat app called Convies, offering a dedicated experience for sharing short video messages with friends or groups of friends, as well as with your broader social networks like Facebook and Twitter. Read More

  • Vine Co-Founder Colin Kroll Steps Down From Day-To-Day Role

    Vine Co-Founder Colin Kroll Steps Down From Day-To-Day Role

    This afternoon Vine co-founder Colin Kroll announced in a tweet, fittingly, that he has stepped back from “day-to-day” duty at the service, and that he will remain an adviser to the product. This marks the second departure of a founder from Vine. Dom Hofmann departed the company in January. Read More

  • One Year In, Vine’s Battle Has Just Begun

    One Year In, Vine’s Battle Has Just Begun

    Tomorrow, Vine will celebrate its first birthday. Celebrating in our own way, we asked Vine’s GM and co-founder Colin Kroll about the last year of Vine, and what to expect in the future. He said one thing that really surprised him about Vine was how people collaborated within the app, and how interested people were to “hardware hack” with camera accessories. Read More

  • Third-Party Vine Client Vinyet Disappears From App Store, Following Takedown Request From Twitter

    Third-Party Vine Client Vinyet Disappears From App Store, Following Takedown Request From Twitter

    Vinyet, a mobile application that helps users make better social videos which can then be shared to services like Twitter’s Vine, has disappeared from the iTunes App Store today, following a takedown request from Twitter. According to Vinyet’s creator, Jason Lawrence, his company, Arqball, also the makers of other photography apps like FocusTwist and Arqspin, has now removed the… Read More

  • Vine Introduces Full Profiles On The Web And TV Mode For Binge Watching

    Vine Introduces Full Profiles On The Web And TV Mode For Binge Watching

    Today, Twitter’s Vine has announced full web profiles for all of its users, something it has lacked until this point. It has also introduced a new TV Mode that lets you watch videos in full screen on your computer. You can view videos, browse users’ back catalogue and interact with them on the web. This includes viewing your home feed, liking, commenting and sharing videos. The… Read More

  • Vine Focuses On Global Expansion With 19 New Languages

    Vine Focuses On Global Expansion With 19 New Languages

    Twitter’s six-second video sharing app, Vine, today launches in a number of new languages. Nineteen, to be exact. New languages include Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Thai and Turkish on both the iOS and Android apps, as well as… Read More

  • Vine Launches On Windows Phone

    Vine Launches On Windows Phone

    Vine, Twitter’s six second video sharing app, has just released a version of the app compatible with Windows Phone. Video creators on the WP platform will have access to all the same features as iOS and Android users, such as Ghost and TimeTravel, as well as exclusive Windows Phone features like the ability to pin favorite accounts to the home screen and pivot to switch through the… Read More

  • Twitter Apps For iOS, Android And Web Get In-Stream Video And Image Previews

    Twitter Apps For iOS, Android And Web Get In-Stream Video And Image Previews

    Twitter today shipped an update that adds in-stream video and image previews to the main feed in its iOS, Android and web apps. Previously you would have to tap on links for images via Twitter or video service Vine. Now you can see them right in the feed. Read More

  • Vine Update Lets Users Edit Videos, Save Multiple Drafts

    Vine Update Lets Users Edit Videos, Save Multiple Drafts

    Vine, Twitter’s six-second looping video app, has just released an update that brings two new big features to the video-sharing platform: Sessions and Time Travel. Time Travel essentially lets you edit videos, which has always been something Vine was very rigid about. In the past, you could never go back in time with Vine, but would rather have to shoot continuously without a mistake. Read More

  • Cameo Shoots For The Sweet Spot In The Crowded Video App Space

    Cameo Shoots For The Sweet Spot In The Crowded Video App Space

    Tell me if you’ve heard this one before: Today a new video sharing app launches out of beta! This one’s called Cameo, and, unlike many video sharing services who pare down as many editing offerings as possible in the name of mobile simplicity, Cameo looks to simplify a fully functional editing suite on mobile. And if that weren’t enough, the app promises to let multiple… Read More

  • JamCam App Lets You Use Songs In Your Mobile Videos

    JamCam App Lets You Use Songs In Your Mobile Videos

    Video apps are sprouting up like weeds, but Vine and Instagram still hold the majority share of video creation on mobile. However, there’s one thing that both of these services are lacking: a voiceover tool. But a new startup is looking to remedy that. World, meet JamCam. JamCam doesn’t let you use any old audio over your video. However, imagine this. You’re walking along… Read More

  • Line Adds Vine-Style Clip Maker & Video Calling To Its Mobile Messaging Platform

    Line Adds Vine-Style Clip Maker & Video Calling To Its Mobile Messaging Platform

    The largest mobile messaging apps are increasingly social platforms in their own right. There is more evidence of that today as Line Corporation has added yet another feature to its platform play. Snap Movie allows for Vine-style short video sharing within Line, which gives users yet another way to communicate with each other without having to leave the social, entertainment playground. Read More

  • AWS Server Issues Take Down Instagram, Vine, Airbnb And IFTTT

    AWS Server Issues Take Down Instagram, Vine, Airbnb And IFTTT

    Those of you looking to spend the rest of today watching people do other things on Instagram or Vine probably just had a rough time trying to do it — both services went offline for over an hour, most likely because of issues with Amazon Web Services. Instagram was the first of the two to publicly acknowledge its issues on Twitter, and Vine followed suit half an hour later. Read More

  • Presenting The Funniest Vines Of 2013 (Thus Far)

    Presenting The Funniest Vines Of 2013 (Thus Far)

    It’s Friday in August and you know what that means: another episode in our semi-regular series entitled “Justify The Continued Existence Of Vine In The Face Of Massive Competition In The Video Sharing Space By Highlighting A Number Of Very Funny Short Videos By Vine Users!” Today we bring you the funniest Vines in 2013 so far, as chosen by some dude. Read More

  • Vine For Android Gets Homescreen Shortcut For Instant Video Recording Plus iOS Features

    Vine For Android Gets Homescreen Shortcut For Instant Video Recording Plus iOS Features

    Vine has brought its Android app up to speed with the iOS counterpart, adding revining, camera tools, channels and more, along with one more update that the iOS doesn’t have– a capture widget. The little homescreen widget immediately boots up the Vine video recording screen so you don’t miss the beginning of those sudden, sharable moments. The green video icon on the Android… Read More

  • Video on Instagram | Fly or Die

    Fly Or Die: Instagram Video

    Now that the dust has settled around the Instagram Video launch, we thought it was high time to take a good look at the photo-sharing phenom’s new video venture. Does it live up to Vine? Is it better? Or does it just ruin the Instagram experience we’ve all come to know and love? Engadget’s Brian Heater — kindly filling in for John Biggs — and I discuss all this… Read More