Vine Tops 40 Million Users, Thinks Y’all Are AmazingBy: Josh Wolford - August 20, 2013
Twitter launched its 6-second video-sharing app Vine back in January, and today the company is sharing a milestone. Vine has just crossed 40 million users.
And they think you are all amazing:
We've said this before and we'll say it again: this community – now more than 40 million of you – is amazing. Thank you for inspiring us.
— Vine (@vineapp) August 20, 2013
No doubt aiding in their user climb was their March update that allowed Vine videos to be embedded across the web, upping their exposure, as well as their June launch on the Android platform. When Vine announced their availability in Android, they also announced 13 million users. That means that in 2.5 months, Vine has more than tripled its user base. Not too shabby.
It’s a good growth tally for Vine, who many feared would succumb to the mighty Instagram’s attempt to capitalize on the video craze. But it looks like Vine is holding its own, and making news with some of its user-generated content:
For context on that crazy Vine, check here.