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Vine updated to allow for direct video messages

Vine updated their service today to afford us the luxury of sending short video messages directly to each other. The service has been made available for Vine users to send messages to non-Viners as well, but comes with a few security features and profile tweaks.

Vine user base grows to 40 million

Instagram announced they had reached the 130 million monthly user milestone back in June. That reveal came at the same time they announced the 15-second Vine-like videos. That of course spurred discussion about how Instagram was the better app and how they were going to steal users from Vine. Well, while Vine may not have the 130 million that Instagram has, they have just shared a rather respectable number of their own.

Vine for Android gets new capture tools and widget in latest update

The Vine Android app has once again been updated. This update means the Vine team has now rolled-out a few since we saw Instagram add video. It is looking like the competition has spurred something with Vine, which up until recently had been somewhat lacking on Android. That said, the Vine team is touting this update as the biggest yet with new capture tools, a widget and more.

Vine makes entry into the Amazon Appstore

Vine pumped out a few app updates since we saw video come to Instagram and it looks like the app is now going after another group of users. This latest Vine related news hasn't brought any mention of new features but instead the app is now available for those sporting a Kindle Fire. Simply put, the Vine app has made entry into the Amazon Appstore.

Vine combats Instagram with major update for Android

Now that Twitter and their popular Vine video sharing platform is facing some serious competition from Instagram, they've had to up their game. It has only been two days since Facebook announced 15 second videos for Instagram, along with an impressive and top-notch app update, and now Vine is fighting back already. Read on for more details on the massive update Vine just received on Android.

Instagram Video: Five reasons it’s better than Vine

This week Instagram and their new owners Facebook, announced an all-new and improved version 4.0 with video. The main changes here were to combat the newly popular Vine video sharing brought to us from Twitter. Now that we've had a full day to enjoy the new Instagram with video, we wanted to share 5 reasons why it's better than Vine. Well, on Android at least.
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