Jump to content
Search In
  • More options...
Find results that contain...
Find results in...



#0
Guest

User Menu


Sign In

Sign In



Sign Up

Forum Menu


Register now to gain access to all of our features. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more. If you already have an account, login here - otherwise create an account for free today!

Venvasion

Twitter is Shutting Down Vine

Recommended Posts

T
O
P
I
C

S
T
A
R
T
E
R

With Twitter’s future still in question following failed attempts at finding an acquirer and the recently announced layoffs of nine percent of its workforce, the company announced it’s shutting down its standalone short-form video app, Vine. According to a post, nothing is changing immediately — the website and apps will remain online for the time being, and users will be given a chance to download their Vine videos ahead of its official closure.

twitter-shutting-down-vine.png

The announcement was devoid of any explanations about what led to the decision, only stating that Twitter would share more news on its blog and via its official Twitter account in the future regarding what comes next. While the plan is to wind down Vine’s operations, Twitter also says the website will remain online because the company thinks “it’s important to still be able to watch all the incredible Vines that have been made.”

In recent days, Twitter has been focusing more on its Periscope product and live streaming rather than the short looping video service Vine, which is home now to a number of creators. It even integrated live streaming into the service, offering to alert users when someone you follow goes live. It has also focused heavily on live TV, via partnerships to stream televised content with organizations like the NFL, Bloomberg, and others.

vine-headquaters.png

Quote

Acquired by Twitter in 2012, Vine started off strong, becoming the No. 1 app on the iTunes App Store only six months after joining the company. At one point, Vine had more than 200 million active users, yet it struggled to maintain traction and saw a decline in popularity in recent months. – Vine co-founder Rus Yusupov

 

The team had already had a spate of departures and all three co-founders previously left. And it seems there’s still some frustration about the way Twitter has handled the product.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
On ‎29‎.‎10‎.‎2016 at 0:58 PM, Unrecognized said:

Sad to see Vine go, was a nice short-video platform to take a look on when you were bored.

It was a cool app. But i gotta be honest. I used it perhaps ONCE within 6 months.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Restore formatting

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

About Us

MMO-Society is the Forum former known as Lordcraft, MMO-Society offers various of Resources to help you evolve your knowledge within Emulation, In the process we make sure to form a strong community bond in-between each other and thus we are proud to can admit that MMO-Society is possibly the friendliest Community Forum to currently exist.

All trademarks referenced are the properties of their respective owners.
©2018 MMO-Society. All rights reserved.

Social Links

Discord Server Join
Twitter Follow us
×
×
  • Create New...