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Twitter unveils Vine, the video version of a 140-character tweet
Posted By Enrique Manalang On January 28, 2013 @ 12:08 AM In iOS | No Comments
Twitter purchased Vine back in October before the company could launch any products. But lo and behold, in a little under 3 months, Twitter is launching the Vine app — and it shares video in your tweets!
The whole idea of Vine is similar to that of Twitter in that it’s meant to be quick and very short-form. Tweets have a 140-character limit, and videos shot with Vine have a total elapsed time of 6 seconds. Once you’ve shot your video, you can embed them in your tweets, just like you’ve done with images oh so many times before:
Holding hands at Tilden park vine.co/v/biTaEEwdq2n?1 
— James Buckhouse (@buckhouse) January 24, 2013 
The videos also constantly loop, and The Verge notes that this could easily end up becoming the next great GIF-creation tool — I’d have to agree completely.
Vine is now available for free only on iOS, but Twitter says that it’s working to bring the app to more platforms. If you’ve got an iOS device, download Vine at the link below and try it out yourself!
[via The Verge ]
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 vine.co/v/biTaEEwdq2n?1: http://t.co/MtfO79aJ
 January 24, 2013: https://twitter.com/buckhouse/status/294472898717036544
 Vine on Apple App Store: https://itunes.apple.com/app/vine-make-a-scene/id592447445
 The Verge: http://www.theverge.com/2013/1/24/3911470/twitter-officially-announces-vine-a-new-way-to-share-video
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