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Vine update for iOS lets you follow channels and post straight from Photos app

Vine has rolled out another update for the iOS version of the popular short-video app. This latest one lets you easily follow channels via a new "+" button, as well as share videos straight from Photos and other apps.

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Vine update allowing users to import video clips marks big change for service

The look and feel of Vine could be about to change after the short-video service on Wednesday announced iOS users can now import videos from other apps, with new editing tools also added. The update is coming to Android later.

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Stop posting goals on Vine, says English Premier League

Heading to Twitter to get your soccer fix? The English Premier League kicks off this weekend but authorities are using crawler bots to stop users uploading goals to Twitter and Vine.

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NASA beams down duet of video firsts from the ISS in outer space

NASA utilizes a laser instrument to transmit the first HD video from space, while astronaut Reid Wiseman becomes the first to capture a Vine from space. Check out these two video "firsts," and Wiseman's fantastic images.

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Vine website gets major update, includes search and discovery features

Short-video service Vine has rolled out a brand new look for its website, offering desktop visitors a much richer experience. It's now possible to browse categories and search for videos, and you no longer need an account to access the site.

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Vine says no to porn

People who like their porn in six-second loops will be disappointed to hear that Twitter-owned Vine has banned sexually explicit content from its app. Violators will have their account suspended until they remove the offending content, the company said.

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Tweets and Vines set to hit US movie screens this summer after deal with ad firm

Twitter has struck a deal with in-theater advertising firm National CineMedia to bring short ad-based shows featuring tweets and Vines to the silver screen. The 60-second pre-movie segments are due to start appearing in theaters this summer.

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Vine shows off favorite videos in first birthday celebration

It's Vine's first birthday today and by way of celebration the team behind the short-video app has pulled together 18-minutes' worth of its favorite material (that's 180 Vines), showcasing some of the best six-second snippets to date.

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Best Vine accounts to follow

Vine is one of the more peculiar social media fads but it can be a great way to waste some time. Here is a list of the best Vine accounts you aren't following yet but should be.

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Vine star dazzles users with awesome six-second tricks

Film student and ace editor Zach King has been making a name for himself on Vine just recently with some awesome video trickery that's as entertaining as it is mind-bending. Prepare to scratch your head in puzzlement.

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Vine debuts desktop viewer with Web profiles and full-screen viewing

Vine announced a Web version of its popular looping video app today, allowing users to see their favorite videos from a desktop, expanded to full-screen size. Will this upgrade help Vine catch up with rivals?

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Vine users will get vanity URLs starting on December 20

Ideal for anyone that loves uploading short videos to the Vine service, Twitter will be launching support for Vine vanity URLs starting on Friday for verified users and the following Monday for everyone else.

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Vine short-video app expands globally with support for 19 languages

Vine is likely to see lots of new users joining its platform thanks to an iOS and Android update Thursday that adds support for 19 languages, including French, German, Japanese, and Chinese.

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Sochi Winter Olympic reporters can use Instagram — but video clips are out

The IOC clarified that social media use is allowed for journalists at the 2014 Winter Olympics. While you'll see plenty of Instagram images from the games, video clips will be banned.

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Got a spare six seconds? Vine is now out on Windows Phone

After its announcement during Nokia World, Twitter has released its short video sharing app Vine on Microsoft's Windows Phone platform. Crucially, the app arrives before Facebook's Instagram shows up.

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