For those who don’t keep up with all the social media services, Vine is a mobile app owned by Twitter that enables its users to create and post short video clips. The camera initially only recorded while the screen is being pressed, but the app developers later increased the actual recording time to 6.5-seconds from 6-seconds to improve the quality of the ends of clips. Continue reading to see a video compilation of the best Vine’s of 2013.
Vine was founded by Dom Hofmann, Rus Yusupov, and Colin Kroll in June 2012. The company was acquired by Twitter in October 2012. Vine debuted on January 24, 2013 as a free iOS app on the iPhone and iPod Touch. Since June 2, 2013, Vine is available for Android devices as a free app, similar to the iPhone version.
In a couple of months, Vine became the most used video-sharing application in the market, even with low adoption of the app. On April 9, 2013, Vine became the number one most downloaded free app within the iOS App Store.