Vine Finally Arrives Today on Android (Updated: It’s Live!)

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Vine, Twitter’s popular short-clip video sharing service that was previously only on iOS, will be available on Android today. For those not familiar, Vine allows you to record 6 seconds of video (with sound) and then share it with the world, much like you do a Tweet. It becomes interesting in the idea that you can pause and continue recording simply by touching and releasing your finger to and from the screen. Current Vine users have created all sorts of 6-second stop motion clips that are highly entertaining, many of which continuously loop.  (more…)

Cinemagram Finally Arrives for Android, Think “GIFs on Steroids”

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After teasing the app for some time, Cinemagram is finally available for Android. For those not in the know, think of this application as Vine, the video/GIF-sharing app on iOS. You record four seconds of video, apply an effect and then let it rip. The video then either rewinds itself back and forth or repeats itself from the beginning. The app is laid out like Instagram, but instead of still shots, you see GIF-like posts from friends and people you follow.  (more…)

Vine Looking for Android Developers, Don’t Expect an App Anytime Soon Though

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It was only a matter of time from when Vine, Twitter’s new video sharing service, was announced to when we would be seeing it on Android. According to a job posting today from Vine, that time might be longer than we thought. The 3 person developer team is looking to add 6 more people, including a Lead Android Engineer.

Now, this doesn’t mean that Vine hasn’t been working on an Android version at all, but it seems that way. Once the company nails down their Engineer, then work should hopefully start towards getting us Android users in on the game.

Will you use Vine once it lands on Android or is it just another network that we don’t need?

Via: Phandroid

Instagram is Not at War with Twitter [Opinion]

Instagram’s move to no longer support Twitter cards was not an act of war. More importantly, according to Instagram’s CEO, it was not a move influenced by Instagram’s new owner, Facebook. You can choose to buy into the hype that Instagram is fighting against Twitter so that Facebook will win a numbers war it has already won, or you can consider what Instagram is accomplishing by doing this.

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