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Twitter set to ‘discontinue’ Vine

vine_logo-svgTwitter has announced that it is closing video sharing service Vine. It launched about four years ago and lets users share six-second-long video clips that played on a loop.

In a statement the company said:

“Since 2013, millions of people have turned to Vine to laugh at loops and see creativity unfold. Today, we are sharing the news that in the coming months we’ll be discontinuing the mobile app.

“Nothing is happening to the apps, website or your Vines today. We value you, your Vines, and are going to do this the right way. You’ll be able to access and download your Vines. We’ll be keeping the website online because we think it’s important to still be able to watch all the incredible Vines that have been made. You will be notified before we make any changes to the app or website.

“Thank you. Thank you. To all the creators out there — thank you for taking a chance on this app back in the day. To the many team members over the years who made this what it was — thank you for your contributions. And of course, thank you to all of those who came to watch and laugh every day.”

It added that Vine users will be notified through the app when things start to change.

Source: Vine Blog, medium.com/@vine/important-news-about-vine-909c5f4ae7a7#.pexj5blho

 

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