Tag: Vine

Vine Successor Finally Launching In Spring 2019

The official sequel to Vine, called Byte, is officially coming in spring 2019. Vine co-creator Dom Hofmann just shared the official release date, along with a logo, on Twitter, calling it a ‘looping video app.’

Apps/Software November 9, 2018

Vine Co-Founder Postpones App's Sequel V2 Indefinitely: 'I'm Very, Very Sorry'

On Friday, May 4, Vine Founder Dom Hoffman said that the sequel to social media app Vine called V2 is delayed indefinitely. He originally announced the app was going to launch by the summer of 2018.

Apps/Software May 4, 2018

HQ Trivia Now Available For Android: Here's How You Can Win Real Money

Users confirmed that 'HQ Trivia' is finally available on the Google Play Store. Android users finally get to play the quiz game that gives out real money as the prize.

Video Games January 1, 2018

HQ Trivia Is Having Some Fundraising Woes Because One Of Its Founders Is Allegedly ‘Creepy’

HQ Trivia cofounder Colin Kroll has exhibited creepy behavior toward women colleagues, on top of bad managerial practices, according to sources. As a result, investors are stepping away from investing in the app.

Business Tech December 19, 2017

Sequel To Vine Teased Again: What Is 'V2'?

The cofounder of Vine just teased everyone about the sequel to the popular app. It’s apparently called 'V2,' but whether it’ll function similarly to Vine remains hard to determine.

Apps/Software December 7, 2017

Miss Vine? Well, The Founder Is Reportedly Working On A Follow-Up App

The creator of Vine has announced that he’s working on a follow-up to the popular video-sharing app that Twitter killed earlier this year. It’s not clear, however, if it will be a direct sequel to Vine.

Apps/Software December 2, 2017

Vine Users, Beware: Archive Bug May Have Exposed Your Phone Number And Email Address, Twitter Warns

Twitter shut down Vine last year, but it still kept an archive of all Vines. An archive bug has now compromised some phone numbers and email addresses, Twitter warns.

Internet May 20, 2017

Download Your Vines Now Before You Lose Them: Last Chance

Vine has announced a few months back that it's shuttering its video hosting platform and the day has now come. Today is your last chance to download your Vines, so here's how to do it.

Internet January 17, 2017

They Met Their Demise In 2016: Saying Goodbye To Samsung Galaxy Note 7, Microsoft's Tay, Pebble, Google Project Ara, And Vine

In 2016, a lot of tech products and whatnot had to say good-bye, from Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 and Google's Project Ara to Microsoft's chatbot Tay. That said, here are five of the top tech that 'died' last year.

January 2, 2017

Vine Will Live On, But Will Be Rebranded As Vine Camera: What This Means And How You Can Prepare For It

Twitter will still be pushing through with the shutdown of Vine, but its app will be rebranded into Vine Camera in January. Users who would like to save vines should do so now, through the app or the Vine website.

Apps/Software December 17, 2016

Vine Still Has A Shot At Survival: Twitter Said To Be Looking For A Buyer

Twitter said that it will be shutting down Vine, but it seems that the six-second video platform is not dead yet. Twitter is reportedly looking through offers made by potential buyers and is hoping to reach a sale agreement soon.

Business Tech November 8, 2016

Vine Cofounders Are Developing A New App To Join The Live Video 'Hype'

The cofounders of Vine are developing a new live stream video app called Hype that is currently in beta for iOS. The app is poised to take on Facebook Live and even Twitter's Periscope.

Apps/Software October 31, 2016

Top Vine Stars Tried To Save The App From Being Shut Down: Obviously, That Didn't Work Out Well

Some of Vine's top creators launched a proposal to try to save the app from shutting down. Obviously, that did not work out well, with the stars now moving on to other platforms.

Apps/Software October 30, 2016

Pornhub Offers To Buy Vine And Restore It To Its 'NSFW Glory'

Twitter's shutdown of Vine stirred plenty of mixed reactions. Among the unexpected ones, Pornhub just offered to buy Vine and restore it to its 'NSFW glory' as 'six seconds is more than enough time for most people to enjoy themselves.'

Business Tech October 29, 2016

RIP, Vine, You Will Be Missed: Twitter Shutting Down The Video Service

Six-second Vine clips will soon be a thing of the past, as Twitter is shutting down the video service. Vine will continue to operate for now, but will reach its demise 'in the coming months.'

Apps/Software October 27, 2016

'We Never Show Passwords': Twitter Denies OurMine's Claim Of Seeing Users' Passwords For Vine

Twitter denies it collects and peeks at users' Vine passwords, as suggested by hacker group OurMine. The hackers claim Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, the latest victim of hacking, keeps users' private info in a Dropbox account.

Security July 9, 2016

Twitter And Vine Bet Big On Videos: Soon You Will Be Able To Upload 140-Second Clips

In its bid to entice more people into its network, Twitter will soon allow users to upload 140-second clips. Vine also revealed that longer videos will appear on the app in the near future.

Apps/Software June 22, 2016

Vine App Hits Windows 10: Here's What It Brings

Vine announced that the 6-second clips can be enjoyed much more on tablets and PCs that run Windows 10. The Vine app for Windows 10 recently landed, and it packs neat new features for users and content creators.

Apps/Software May 5, 2016

Vine Introduces Watch Button So You Can Relax And Enjoy All Videos On Your Favorite Channels

Vine's latest update brings a 'Watch' button that allows users to view all videos on a channel. The Vine app, for both iOS and Android, has been upgraded with the new feature.

Apps/Software April 14, 2016

Facebook Rolls Out Profile Expression Kit That Lets You Upload Profile Videos Created Using Third-Party Apps

Facebook has unveiled the Profile Expression Kit, which will allow users to upload profile videos using third-party apps. The SDK is currently in testing, with beta partners including Instagram's Boomerang and Vine.

Apps/Software April 13, 2016

Vine Allows Users To Edit Captions After Posting Videos

Vine has announced that it is now allowing users to edit the captions of videos they've already posted. The move marks a departure from Vine's parent company, Twitter, which does not allow for the editing of tweets after posting.

Apps/Software February 9, 2016

Vine Chief Jason Toff Leaves Twitter To Work On VR At Google

Jason Toff sent out a tweet where he announced that he’s joining Google to work on VR. The announcement came following the major overhaul that is currently seen in the social network site.

Business January 25, 2016

Vine Celebrates Third Year, Looking Back At Its Top Clips

The most-looped clips of 2015 range from awkward to weird, hilarious and even one serious Vine heard around the world.

Apps/Software January 22, 2016

Vine Now Curating 'For You' Personalized Channel Of Posts For Its Users

The social media platform wants to extend past accounts that users follow, personalizing clips that people might like to see as well.

Apps/Software December 18, 2015

Vine Launches App For Apple Watch, Updates iOS App For Swipe Left Discovery

Vine launches its Apple Watch app, which allows users to see content from two main feeds, along with their stats and the ability to like and retire posts directly from the wearable.

Apps/Software November 24, 2015

Vine Now Allows Users To Remix And Remake Audio

Vine announced the new Audio Remix feature that will allow users to remix and remake videos directly from the Vine app. Initially, the creation tool of the feature will be available only to the iOS version of the app.

Apps/Software November 19, 2015

Vine Rolls Out New Music Editing Tool And Discovery Feature

Vine released new features to its iOS and Android apps that allow users to more easily add and edit music for their videos and discover new tracks.

Apps/Software August 28, 2015

Twitter Takes Down Vine Ad Following Complaints From Epilepsy Charity

Epilepsy Action raised concern over a flashing Vine ad on Twitter. The content could increase the risk of individuals, who are dealing with photosensitive epilepsy, to suffer seizures.

Life July 12, 2015

Vine Now Lets You Discover More Viners And Post Your Own Videos In HD

Vine has released an update to its iOS app that will see users being able to publish content in HD, as well as discover new content from top Vine users more easily.

Apps/Software July 11, 2015

Twitter Makes It Easier For You To Follow Popular Vine Creators

The Vine app, which lets users create six-second video loops, has received an update. Now, users can take advantage of the Suggested Viners section and follow popular Viners.

Apps/Software July 11, 2015

Vine For iOS Now Equipped With HD Video Uploads

Vine rolled out with its new HD video quality for its app's iOS users Friday (July 10), making for sharper, clearer six-second clips. The same day had the video service debut its Find People function to follow like-minded users.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 10, 2015

Watch Actor Jamie Costa Pay Tribute To Robin Williams With 20 Amazing Impressions

The Vine star posts no less than 20 impressions of Robin Williams, which could possibly be his ticket to the silver screen.

Movies/TV Shows April 15, 2015

Teens Still Prefer Facebook, Instagram And Snapchat Among Social Media Platforms

Latest research shows that Facebook is still the most preferred social media site among teenagers. While 71 percent of all teens use it, other social media sites such as Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, Google Plus, Vine and Tumblr are also popular.

Internet April 9, 2015

Vine App Gets 720p Update: Go Watch Videos Now In HD

Vine has updated its video quality, now allowing users to upload video at 720p rather than the 480p limit that was previously set. This upgrade will be a big one, especially for companies who might be interested in advertising on Vine.

Apps/Software March 29, 2015

Guy Makes Vine Pretending To Cry Over Zayn Malik Leaving One Direction, CBS News Airs It

Don't know if you've heard, but one of the One Direction guys is quitting. It caused such an uproar online that one guy couldn't help poking fun at the outrcy. But you won't believe what happened next.

Internet Culture March 26, 2015

Instagram For Android, iOS Now Loop Videos Automatically

Instagram has just updated its app which now features an automatic replay of clips in the users’ streams. The video clips can now play continuously and are not capable of being paused although muting it through screen tapping is allowed.

Apps/Software February 5, 2015

Twitter Outs Vine Kids for iOS: What Parents Should Know

Twitter unveils a new Vine targeted toward five to 12-year-olds. What is the microblogging network up to?

Apps/Software February 1, 2015

Twitter's Vine Grows A Kiddie-Friendly Video Service

To help kids avoid stumbling onto mature video content, Twitter's Vine now features Vine Kids. The strategy isn't all just a kid safety move though. Twitter is hoping to re-engage with an estimated 500 million logged-out users.

Apps/Software January 30, 2015

Sugar Bowl Girl Is The Internet's Latest Obsession

What do you get when live television captures footage of a woman being affectionate to the man beside her — until she realizes she's on TV, and then looks super awkward? Sugar Bowl Girl, the latest Internet sensation, that's what.

Internet Culture January 3, 2015

Twitter in Sharing Mode, Tweeters Get Some Privacy

Seeking to capitalize on what its CEO calls the 'virality' of private messaging, Twitter is offering up a new sharing mode. Users can now share and discuss tweets in private messages.

Business Tech November 21, 2014

Twitter Shares Zoom Amid Improvement Strategy News

Twitter talks live video, streamlined features, faster updates and hundreds of millions of users who visit the site without logging in. The social network's revelations inspire optimism by investors.

Business November 12, 2014

Ocho, a startup Vine in the making, draws Mark Cuban support

Mark Cuban gets behind a new video messaging app. The iOS exclusive Ocho promises a more robust social experience than its rivals.

Apps/Software November 11, 2014

Watch this: Parents fool son into thinking he has Ebola

Is it funny or cruel to trick your kid into thinking he has Ebola? The Internet is divided between those who laughed at this crazy Vine, and those who think the kid's parents are heartless monsters.

Internet Culture November 1, 2014

Vine iOS app now lets you follow channels: Less browsing, more watching

Vine rolls out an update with a couple of features for iOS. The six-second video-sharing app now lets users follow channels and share vines from their Camera Roll.

Apps/Software October 23, 2014

Michelle Obama does a 'Turn Down for What' parody while dancing with a turnip

The first lady responded to President Obama impersonator Iman Crosson in a funny Vine to promote her Let’s Move campaign.

Internet Culture October 15, 2014

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