GE Uses Vine To Complete The World’s Longest Apple Drop
To help celebrate the recent #GravityDay throughout social media, GE enlisted the help of some gravity conscious Vine users. The idea behind the crowdsourced video was to capture the world’s longest apple drop on video, and the result is something Sir Isaac Newton would be proud of. For those of you who don’t get the significance of the apple dropping in relation to gravity, it’s time for a little reading. According to GE’s information, over 1000 Vine users responded to the company’s “casting call.”
To give people an idea of these contributions, GE created an entertaining highlight video featuring, of course, a large number of the Vines that were submitted:
After seeing that, I can’t be the only one that wants to see all of the apple drop Vines thrown together into one big compilation video. Surely not. Anyway, here’s the complete description for what it is you just watched:
On September 8th, GE celebrated #GravityDay by calling on fans to help create the world’s longest Apple Drop on Vine. Over 1,000 people participated, grabbing apples and uploading Vines from around the globe. Check out this mix of some of our favorites, and watch bonus footage from the first ever Vine shoot in zero gravity at the end of the video.
And yes, the zero gravity Vine video is worth the price of admission. In fact, zero gravity Vines should be standard operating procedure for all future missions where such conditions are encountered. The appeal of perpetual flotation is hard to resist.[Lead image courtesy]