Byte Dealing With Spam Bots

Byte made headlines when the Vine successor was released on January 24, aiming to fill the void left by Vine’s shuttering. In the intervening 36 hours, the new service has had its hands full with spam bots. In a blog…

Vine Successor Byte Released

Vine co-founder Dom Hofmann has announced the launch of Vine’s successor, Byte, according to TechCrunch. Vine was founded in 2012, before quickly being acquired by Twitter in early 2013. Vine was a short-form video app that let people shoot, upload…

Video Tweets & Vines Increase To 140 Seconds

Starting today Twitter users can post videos up to 140 seconds, matching the tweet character limit. Previously, videos were limited to just 30 seconds on Twitter and 6 seconds on Twitters Vine product. Vine will also begin to slowly rolling…

Vine Adds ‘Watch’ Button to Channels To Play Videos Back To Back

Vine announced the addition of a new “Watch” button that appears on Vine channels and let you watch a channel’s vines back to back. This way, users can watch a channel more like it’s a show made up of vines…

Vine Adds New Viewing Option, Caption Editing, 3D Touch Support,

Twitter’s Vine announced some new features to give users more control over their experience. Users can now watch an account’s Vines in their preferred order. If you hit the icon next to Posts on an account page, you can choose…

Twitter’s Vine Adds New Personalization

Twitter-owned short,looping video service Vine announced a new feature that adds a touch of personalization to the service. It’s a new personalized channel that should help users see more Vines they actually care about and/or want to see. Many get…

Twitter Pulls Flashing Ads After Epilepsy Group Takes Issue

Twitter-owned Vine’s videos autoplay in users’ timelines, unless you turn off autoplay in your settings – so it’s pretty hard to avoid them unless you’ve made a real effort to. Twitter just got in a bit of trouble over some…

Vine Gets Search Improvements

Twitter seems to be much more interested in giving its users a better search experience these days. It recently launched a revamped search experience for Twitter.com. Now its Vine mobile apps are getting a search upgrade. The company announced today…

Vine Videos Will Soon Be Much Prettier

Vine is turning up the quality on your videos. “When you watch Vines on our iOS and Android apps, you’ll see these quality improvements — they are rolling out over the coming days. You’ll also see higher quality Vines embedded…

Vine, a Decidedly Non-Kid Friendly App, Launches Separate Kid Friendly App

Giving them access to millions and millions of 6-second video clips seems like a pretty smart way to keep your kid occupied – you know, short attention spans and whatnot. But handing three-year-old Timmy your iPhone and cutting him loose…