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Internet Hero May Buy Vine From Twitter

You'll never take away our 6-second loops

(Newser) - Twitter killed Vine last month , but Vine may yet live again, like some sort of 6-second video of a teen dunking on a baby that loops on into infinity. TechCrunch , citing multiple sources, reports more than 10 companies offered to purchase Vine from Twitter after the latter announced it was...

Twitter Is Shutting Down Vine

The heady days of 6-second videos are over

(Newser) - Twitter announced Thursday that it's shutting down Vine, meaning we'll no longer be able to enjoy new 6-second bits of genius like this , or this , or maybe even this . TechCrunch reports Twitter hasn't said exactly why it's ending the video platform it launched in 2013. But,...

16-Year-Old Hacks Vine With Rickroll

Cleveland kid uploads full Astley video, later apologizes to Twitter engineers

(Newser) - Monday turned out to be a milestone day for Vine, the app for Twitter that lets users share six-second videos. Vine became available for Android that day, but the real coming-of-age moment arrived when a Cleveland teenager quickly hacked into the Android code and uploaded the full 3-minute-plus video of...

Twitter's Vine Raises Age Requirement After Porn Flap

Now, it's for those 17 and older, not 12 and older

(Newser) - The makers of Vine are cleaning up after porn made its way to the forefront of the video app. Now, users have to confirm that they're at least 17 as the app warns of "age-restricted material," the Verge reports. The app, from Twitter, had previously been rated...

Twitter's Big New Thing: 6-Second Videos

Vine app creates gif-like clips

(Newser) - Twitter rolled out an interesting new iOS app today that's sort of like a cross between Instagram, YouTube, and, well, Twitter. Dubbed "Vine," the new app allows you to create and watch 6-second looping videos, in a Twitter-esque feed. While the resultant videos will instantly remind you...

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