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# Not So Vine
Twitter is shutting down its Vine video app
No more looping videos for us.

TWITTER IS TO shut down its video-sharing app Vine.

In a statement this evening, Vine said it is discontinuing its mobile app in the coming months.

Vine was first introduced on 24 January 2013. At the time, Twitter described it as a “mobile service that lets you capture and shoot short looping videos”.

The company claimed their brevity (six seconds or less) inspired creativity.

The website will continue to be active so people can access and download Vines.

“Nothing is happening to the apps, website or your Vines today. We value you, your Vines, and are going to do this the right way,” the company told users in a blog.

“You’ll be able to access and download your Vines. We’ll be keeping the website online because we think it’s important to still be able to watch all the incredible Vines that have been made. You will be notified before we make any changes to the app or website.”

RIP Vine.

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