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Vine Now Lets You Upload Videos From Previously-Recorded Footage

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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 was tough, […]

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Vine Adds ‘Loop Counts’ to Track Playback Amount

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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, […]

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

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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. […]

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Vine Overhauls Site, Adds Categories and Search Feature

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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 […]

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Vine Now Lets You Direct Message Videos to Other Users

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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 — and it […]