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  • Vine’s new Soundboard is the audio meme recycler you always wanted

    Vine’s new Soundboard is the audio meme recycler you always wanted

    Vine has a new feature for iOS app users called Soundboard, which lets users incorporate viral sounds within their own Vines, including Vine-sourced classics like ‘why you always lyin’ – it’s basically an express remix feature for trying to give your own content some reflected glow from memes that already made it big. The Soundboard comes in at the portion of the… Read More

  • Shots Studios rebrands from selfie app to social star video factory

    Shots Studios rebrands from selfie app to social star video factory

    Twitter once tried to buy Shots for $150 million to score its 3 million rabid teen users, a source tells TechCrunch. But the Justin Bieber-funded selfie app developer dreamed of a different destiny, where it would become the “Saturday Night Live” of the mobile generation. The Shots app grew to a peak of almost 8 million users, but ultimately it was too difficult… Read More

  • Reflections on a historic few months for online video Crunch Network

    Reflections on a historic few months for online video

    This has been my Summer of Video — several months when it became clear to me that we’ve reached an inflection point in the transition from linear TV to online video. Read More

  • King Bach launches Bachify, a photo editing app for the social media obsessed

    King Bach launches Bachify, a photo editing app for the social media obsessed

    Andrew Bachelor (better known as King Bach on Vine, where he has more than 15 million followers) has just launched Bachify, his own iOS-based photo-editing app. The genesis of the app was an issue anyone who is a heavy social media user faces — there isn’t one app that provides a comprehensive photo-editing experience. Bach explained that he “always had to go to… Read More

  • Vine releases a Watch button because scrolling is too much work

    Vine releases a Watch button because scrolling is too much work

    Vine, Twitter’s social network turned entertainment platform, is today announcing a new way to consume content on the app. The company is introducing a “Watch” button, which will let users watch a particular channel or account without needing to scroll. When a user presses the watch button on a certain account or channel, videos in that feed will play back-to-back… Read More

  • Vine brings on Hannah Donovan as the new GM

    Vine brings on Hannah Donovan as the new GM

    Vine, the six-second, looping video platform from Twitter, has just hired Hannah Donovan as the new general manager. Donovan has built her career in product and design leadership. Her most recent position was product lead at Drip, which was recently acquired by Kickstarter. Some exciting news: I'm joining @vine as GM in May! Absolutely thrilled and humbled to work with this team 🐯👊… Read More

  • Peach Creator Just Released A Web Version, But Is That Enough To Juice Activity?

    Peach Creator Just Released A Web Version, But Is That Enough To Juice Activity?

    You can now message your friends on the web version of Peach, a new chat app created by the founder of Vine, Dom Hofmann. The iOS app became a viral hit in Silicon Valley after it first launched at the beginning of this year. Someone else even made an unofficial web and Android version of the app called Nectarine. Read More

  • These Are The Most-Watched Vines Of The Year

    These Are The Most-Watched Vines Of The Year

    Vine, Twitter’s social platform for six-second looping video, just turned three. The company says that over 200 million people watch Vine videos (either on mobile or on the web) each month. But what are all those people actually watching? In celebration of time’s eternal trench forward, Vine has curated the most-watched (looped) Vines throughout the third year of the company: Some… Read More