Photo-sharing apps tend to go one of two ways — they gain millions upon millions of users and soar past billion dollar valuations, or they die quiet deaths. Which will Shuttersong be?
Guest Post This is why Vine didn’t, and won’t, die.
Vine has fixed some of its fundamental problems, which users have been complaining about since the beginning. You can now maintain multiple posts in progress over time and remove, reorganize, and replace any shot within a post before you share them.
The app, which lets you take videos, slice them up, combine them in novel ways, and even add chunks from other MixBit users, first launched on iOS in August of this year. That’s interesting, because the pair are funded, at least partially, by Google.
“Twitter has the most reach in developing countries, where iPhone usage is sparse,” an Onavo representative told me. “As iPhone usage becomes ubiquitous, as in the US and Western Europe, the actual number of Twitter users increases, but is a smaller proportion of the overall iPhone population.”
Vine lets you take six-second videos and post them. Instagram gives you 15 seconds. But a new video app lets you take videos, edit them, combine them, and share them in chunks of any length — up to an hour.
Along with the debut of the high-end Nokia 1020 Windows Phone (with a freaking 41-megapixel camera) today, it was announced that some big apps will soon hit Windows Phone 8 including Vine and Path.
Photo-sharing powerhouse Instagram has added embedding photos and videos on other sites, a sign it wants more of its content shared around the web.
Twitter has released a Kindle Fire app for its short video service Vine today.
App Annie released its May apps index this morning– all apps minus games — and the giants are doing well: Microsoft, Google, Apple, and Facebook are well-represented on the top publisher lists. But there’s also some surprises, and some new entrants to the most-downloaded and highest-grossing app leader lists on iOS and Google Play.
Instagram, it turns out, shares in … not out.
Sol Lipman, the cofounder of 12seconds, Rally Up, and Tomfoolery, says Instagram’s hasty addition of video is a serious mistake.
Instagram announced that it has added 30 million users in the last nine months, and those users are “liking” 1 billion photos a month.
Twitter’s two major product launches 0f 2013 are heading in vastly different directions.
Twitter has just released a new Android app for its short video service Vine, the company announced today — much to the joy of Android users everywhere.
You’d think Twitter cofounder and Square CEO Jack Dorsey would be a whiz at social media. But his posts to Twitter’s young video-sharing service Vine are a mix of weirdly creepy and just-plain-boring clips.
“We may be witnessing the rise of Twitter’s recently acquired Vine,” Compete.com’s Conor O’Mahony said.
Bethesda is working on something new but isn’t saying what it is.
Prince, taking a break from targeting YouTube, is turning his attention to video app Vine, which his record label says hosts unauthorized recordings of his work.
Mass Relevance, a startup that brings calm to a crazy sea of social activity, is rolling out a new ‘Digital Mosaic’ product today at SXSW that essentially builds an image using tweets, Facebook updates, photos, and even Vine videos.
Twitter-owned video sharing application Vine has raised its age rating from 12+ to 17+ following controversy surrounding pornographic clips shared widely on the service.
Viddy CEO and cofounder Brett O’Brien has been ousted from his role as head of the company after losing much of its buzz to Twitter-owned Vine and reportedly turning down an insane buyout offer from Twitter.
Vine is taking steps to curb access to porn after it attracted a lot of unwanted criticism this morning for placing a hardcore porn video at the top of every user’s feed.
Users of the popular video-sharing app Vine got a surprise this morning when a short clip of hardcore pornography was selected as an “editor’s pick” and placed at the top of every user’s feed.
A new service called Vinepeek lets you watch as people upload six-second video clips called Vines.