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  • 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

  • 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