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Offline xlibman

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Vine shutting down
« on: October 27, 2016, 06:00:57 pm »
@JWinslow23 , looks like you're gonna have some backing up to do and find another place to re-upload your magic trick videos. Twitter just announced that Vine app will cease its operations in a few months D:

https://medium.com/@vine/important-news-about-vine-909c5f4ae7a7#.v9m1qyrys

Not that I cared much about Vine myself but sometimes people shared funny stuff from there on Twitter.


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Re: Vine shutting down
« Reply #1 on: October 27, 2016, 06:54:28 pm »
Looks like it's still staying online, because they can. They will no longer put any effort into maintaining the app, at least separate from Twitter.
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Re: Vine shutting down
« Reply #2 on: October 27, 2016, 06:58:36 pm »
Are you sure? I could not find any evidence that it's gonna stay online anywhere. They even say in a news that they will provide instructions to people for backing up their stuff, which is a sign that perhaps they'll eventually take everything down or move it to Twitter.
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Re: Vine shutting down
« Reply #3 on: October 27, 2016, 08:02:32 pm »
Quote from: Vine
We’ll be keeping the website online
That's pretty much what they said in the link in the OP.
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Re: Vine shutting down
« Reply #4 on: October 27, 2016, 09:48:17 pm »
Are you sure? I could not find any evidence that it's gonna stay online anywhere. They even say in a news that they will provide instructions to people for backing up their stuff, which is a sign that perhaps they'll eventually take everything down or move it to Twitter.
I agree. They will shut it down eventually. But not before the users have been warned and also not in a near future.
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Re: Vine shutting down
« Reply #5 on: October 27, 2016, 11:44:23 pm »
I bet it will become read-only then be imported into Twitter in the future

That's if Twitter doesn't shut down either.
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Re: Vine shutting down
« Reply #6 on: October 30, 2016, 03:48:12 am »
Vine's shutting down? This is great news! Now people won't run around referencing stupid viral Vines like "What's 9+10" and "What're those?!?"! Also, it means that my UK dwelling 9 year old cousin might stop swearing because he watches too many Vines.
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Re: Vine shutting down
« Reply #7 on: October 30, 2016, 04:06:53 am »
Well, to be fair, some Vines were quite good. It's just that most people didn't use it properly.
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