Vine (Mobile Application Software) (lifelogging)

Vine- a mobile service that lets you create and share short looping videos. Videos you post to Vine will appear on your Vine profile and the timelines of your Vine followers. Posts can also be shared to Twitter or Facebook. is Twitters built-in video sharing application.2


Vine was founded by Dom Hofmann, Rus Yusupov, and Colin Kroll in June 2012.3 Having never launched, the company was acquired by Twitter three months later for $30 million in October 2012.4

Twitter debuted Vine on January 24, 2013 as a free iOS application in Apple's app store.5 On April 9, 2013, Vine became the iOS App Store's most-downloaded free application.6

Vine for Andriod was released as a free app on June 2, 2013.7 Vine was named one of TIME's 50 Best Android Applications for 2013.

Vine's website was introduced on 21, 2014, allowing Vine users to log in to their web profiles at to view their home feed, and like, comment and share videos as one would do on the mobile application.8


Vine is a mobile service that enables a user to capture and share short looping videos. Video clips created with Vine have a maximum clip length of six seconds and can be shared to Vine's social network, or to other services such as Twitter and Facebook. The Vine application provides users with features to create and share videos.

Using their mobile devices built in camera and the app’s tap-to-record interface, Vine users are able to shoot and edit multiple short cuts to make one single, 6-second video. The app's "Sessions" and "Time Travel" features allow users to edit, and rearrange individual clips and piece them into a six second video short.9

Users videos will appear on their Vine profile and the timelines of Vine followers. Vine users can find, follow, and interact with friends on the Vine's video-sharing network. Users navigate and explore the network with hash tags. Other interaction features allow users to "like", comment, and "revine" videos posted by friends.10 Vine's messaging feature lets users privately send Vine videos and text messages to friends. Users can even send videos to anyone in your address book, even if they not Vine users.11


Vine is a free, mobile video-sharing application and lifelogging form of social networking.12

Vine is a "micro-vlogging" platform, which is a cross between a video-sharing and a mico-blogging platform such as Twitter.

The app isn’t built directly into Twitter, but rather acts as a standalone app. It integrates with Twitter in the same way that Instagram does, except that Vine never turned off permissions randomly, meaning that Vine videos can be embedded directly in tweets, showing up in followers’ streams.13