Vine comes to Android

With some fanfare in the tech press, hot video app Vine made its debut today on Android devices. Until now, the popular Twitter-owned app has been available only for Apple devices. There’s no doubt that Vine has captured imaginations worldwide since it launched in January, just four months ago. In that short time, it’s acquired over 13 million users who have published millions of 6-second looping video clips they created on their iPhones and iPads. Among those millions of clips are some really imaginative and compelling examples of creativity in brand marketing. There’s equally no doubt that Vine has made its mark in advertising, marketing and across the broad business communication area. So today I’ve joined the Vine hordes too. […]

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Vine: the compelling wild place

An app that’s captured imaginations worldwide in less than a week is Vine, a video-sharing tool launched by Twitter on January 24. Once you install Vine on your iPhone or iPod Touch – iOS is the only mobile platform it’s currently available for – you can then record short video clips, up to six seconds in length, on your device and instantly share them online. While you need a Twitter account and an iOS device to create and share those video clips, you need neither to view them. Such openness has already led to two third-party services offering a compelling consumption-use of Vine: VinePeek (“Watch the world in 6 second bites”) and VineRoulette (“A full-screen visualization of short videos posted […]

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