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  • Vine Fights Instagram With Biggest App Update Yet

    Vine Fights Instagram With Biggest App Update Yet

    Vine, Twitter’s six-second looping video-sharing app, has just launched some new features to the app, including a redesigned camera, categories for various vine genres, and the ability to revine people’s existing Vines. The update brings some much-asked-for features to the social network, and also improves users’ abilities to gain and following and get noticed within the app. Read More

  • A Professional Viner’s Take On Instagram Video

    A Professional Viner’s Take On Instagram Video

    I’ve already said my piece when it comes to the Vine vs. Instagram video debate, but what do other users have to say about it? Instagram and Vine user Meagan Cignoli posted the same stop-animation video on Vine and Instagram, and asked her followers which was better. She’s a power user on both platforms, with nearly 10,000 followers on Instagram and nearly 200,000 followers on Vine. Read More

  • Instagram, Give Me A Photos-Only Stream Or Give Me Death

    Instagram, Give Me A Photos-Only Stream Or Give Me Death

    You hear that? It’s the sound of 130 million people closing the Instagram app. Ok, perhaps that’s a bit hyperbolic, but I’m placing my bets right now: Instagram video is a big mistake. Huge. Read More

  • Instagram Video Vs. Vine: What’s The Difference?

    Instagram Video Vs. Vine: What’s The Difference?

    Instagram just launched video functionality. Glorious, 15-second, editable video functionality. Complete with image stabilization. So what does this mean for Vine? Read More

  • Vine Has A Head Start, But There’s Plenty Of Room For An Instagram Video Win

    Vine Has A Head Start, But There’s Plenty Of Room For An Instagram Video Win

    Facebook is making an announcement later today that we have heard could do with Instagram, its very popular photo app, getting a video service. If true, Facebook would be entering a crowded market — but one that is nevertheless ripe for the picking, with no single app yet to achieve more than one-tenth of a potential audience. Read More

  • Vine Goes On The Offensive, Teases New Features Ahead Of Instagram Video Launch

    Vine Goes On The Offensive, Teases New Features Ahead Of Instagram Video Launch

    Nice timing, Vine. As we inch closer to Facebook’s big Instagram press conference today, Vine co-founders Dom Hoffman and Rus Yusopov have taken to Vine (what else?) to show off some new features and UI enhancements that should be coming to the app soon. As you can see from the Vines (embedded below), things are still relatively unclear. What we can glean from the six-second looping… Read More

  • Vine Will Survive!

    Vine Will Survive!

    Instagram is planning to launch video functionality in two days. But don’t go deleting Vine just yet. Before shoving Vine’s into the deadpool, let’s just calm it down a second. Vine has been declared by many as the “Instagram for Video.” Instagram’s own video product is likely already too late to squash Vine like a bug. Heck, Facebook couldn’t even… Read More

  • Instagram Will Get Video On June 20

    Instagram Will Get Video On June 20

    We’ve been working on getting more details on a press event that Facebook is having this week. Earlier, we wrote it could launch a news-reading app, but we have since heard more details that point to something else entirely. On June 20, a source says Facebook will unveil that Instagram, its popular photo-sharing app, will begin to let people also take and share short videos. Call it… Read More

  • Unofficial Vine App 6Sec Finally Lets Windows Phone Users Upload Their Own Micro Movies

    Unofficial Vine App 6Sec Finally Lets Windows Phone Users Upload Their Own Micro Movies

    A few people have taken up the challenge of bringing some kind of Vine support to Windows Phone, but so far all the ersatz Vine apps in the Windows Marketplace do is let people view those 6 second clips. According to WPCentral’s Daniel Rubino, developer Rudy Huyn’s 6Sec is different — the third-party Vine app crossed a major milestone with a recent update so Windows Phone… Read More

  • After A Week On Android, Vine Surpasses Instagram On Google Play Charts As Top Social App

    After A Week On Android, Vine Surpasses Instagram On Google Play Charts As Top Social App

    Vine has already clarified just how quickly its userbase is growing, with the announcement that the app had hit 13 million downloads by the time Twitter launched it on Android. This was all just a week ago. Today, however, we’ve learned that Vine has climbed to the top of the charts on Android as the top social app and the No. 4 free app on Google Play. Instagram is No. 5. Read More