Twitter users can now add six-second looping videos to their daily 140-character vignettes using technology the company bought from the developer start-up Vine. "Like Tweets, the brevity of videos on Vine (6 seconds or less) inspires creativity. Now that you can easily capture motion and sound, we look forward to seeing what you …
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<< says it all
And now for out next feature
More inane rubbish
Six seconds? Long enough for a German grumble flick then.
For cretins that haven't heard of Google+ obviously.
I mean what can you say in 6 seconds of video....
It's hilarious how Facebook and Twitter are scrambling to copy Google (Although with Google owning Maps, YouTube, Picasa for sources, all their attempts are inferior)....
"Like Tweets, the brevity of videos on Vine (6 seconds or less) inspires creativity..."
Huh, I'll be the judge of that...
Re: Inspires... CREATIVITY?
No, no, they refer to the other meaning of the verb 'inspire'.
"Vine inspires creativity... and exhales nausea" (or excretes weborrhea, but that's another bodily function).
6 seconds sounds ideal for little Fluffy's antics - pounce ....6 secs ... pounce ... 6 secs ... etc
Long live the animated gif
I'm sure this will be as useful as that other cesspool of animated junk, tumblr.
Short video clips on Twitter?
As if I weren't bombarded with enough phony, pornographic follow requests or whatever already on my unused account. Now they get video clips too.
They have to follow the trend
Nowadays, memes are often animated. They cannot let users go somewhere else for that, now can they?
Tech marches on! Forget sound bites, we now have sight bites!
(Are they still taking applications for that one-way trip to Mars?)
Six seconds of looping video - so that'll be an animated GIF then?
The 1990s called, they want their technology back.
I'd like to see .....
... a video of the average Twitter user attempting to make a compelling/interesting/useful six seconds video. What's that you say?.....It would take six seconds?
This can only be for Porn
Enough time for a money shot I guess :P
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