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Vine Now Lets You Upload Videos From Previously-Recorded Footage

Vine Now Lets You Upload Videos From Previously-Recorded Footage

Vine users can now upload and share old videos from their phones’ camera rolls to the six-second-video sharing service. Previously, creating a Vine required the user to record the video directly through the app, meaning users could only share that video to Vine or by sharing the Vine link. Filming directly through Vine ...

Vine Adds ‘Loop Counts’ to Track Playback Amount

Vine Adds ‘Loop Counts’ to Track Playback Amount

Vine introduced a new ‘loop count’ feature to its website and Android/iOS apps on Tuesday, revealing how many times a video has been looped. No word yet on whether it will be arriving for Windows Phone users. It’s an obvious feature to introduce for a service that has burgeoned in popularity over the past year, and ...

Instagram and Vine’s Biggest Stars are Cashing In With Advertisers

Instagram and Vine’s Biggest Stars are Cashing In With Advertisers

Good thing social media did not exist during the era of “Mad Men.” It might have put Don and Peggy out of business. Brands and advertisers, looking for ways to reach audiences beyond television screens and magazine pages, are turning to people with many followers on social media and paying them to pitch products online. ...

Vine Overhauls Site, Adds Categories and Search Feature

Vine Overhauls Site, Adds Categories and Search Feature

When Vine first launched on the web, all you could do was view your stream and check out profiles for individual users. The desktop version came with TV Mode, too, which was admittedly addictive with its constant stream of full-screen content. But on Thursday, Vine is going big on the web, bringing a number of the ...

Vine Now Lets You Direct Message Videos to Other Users

Vine Now Lets You Direct Message Videos to Other Users

Twitter’s Vine has introduced a feature that allows you to message other users directly via video. This adds both a direct messaging channel and video clips to its messages, a big addition to Twitter’s video app. There is a direct parallel to be drawn here between Instagram’s Direct image messaging feature, obviously ...

Vine Bans All Explicitly Sexual Content from Service

Vine Bans All Explicitly Sexual Content from Service

Vine on Thursday announced an update to its Rules and Terms of Service that prohibits explicit sexual content. The Twitter-owned app says the change will affect less than 1 percent of its users. “As we’ve watched the community and your creativity grow and evolve, we’ve found that there’s a very small percentage of ...

Vine Now Lets You Browse Your Feed Online at Vine.co

Vine Now Lets You Browse Your Feed Online at Vine.co

On Friday, Twitter’s Vine has announced full web profiles for all of its users, something it has lacked until this point. It has also introduced a new TV Mode that lets you watch videos in full screen on your computer. You can view videos, browse users’ back catalogue and interact with them on the web. This includes ...

Vine Offering Vanity URLs, Sign-Ups Start Friday

Vine Offering Vanity URLs, Sign-Ups Start Friday

As a holiday treat, Twitter has announced that it will begin allowing Vine users to register for vanity URLs for their profiles. The race begins on Friday, December 20 at 9am PST when those with verified accounts will be able to sign up. All other Vine users will be able to participate on Monday, December 23. The news was ...

Journalists Can Instagram the Olympics After All (But No Video)

Journalists Can Instagram the Olympics After All (But No Video)

Journalists will be allowed to use Instagram, Twitter and other social media to post still photos and news from the Sochi Olympics, International Olympic Committee spokesman Mark Adams confirmed to For The Win in an email on Monday. “Please take as many photos as you like!” he wrote. “Sharing pix on social media ...

Report: Journalists Can’t Instagram, Tweet or Vine the Winter Olympics

Report: Journalists Can’t Instagram, Tweet or Vine the Winter Olympics

Journalists who use amateur-standard technology to take photos or videos of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics will be kicked out immediately, the editor of Russia’s state sports news agency, which is part of the Olympic accreditation committee, has reportedly said. Vasily Konov, editor of RIA Novosti subsidiary R-Sport, told ...