Vine gets huge update to include “revining”, new capture modes, and much more

vineVine, Twitter’s video sharing application, has just received one of its biggest update since the initial release. Those of you hoping that it would increase the video time limit are going to be disappointed, but those of you not worried about that will most likely love the update. In this update, you will get things such as “revining” (yes, I guess that’s going to be a thing now), channels, protected accounts, and new capture modes. Here is the full change log:

What’s New in Version 1.3

This update to Vine is our biggest yet!

CHANNELS
Browse or submit your posts to 15 new channels — from Comedy, Art & Experimental, to Cats, and more

ON THE RISE
Discover new and interesting Viners right from your Explore screen

REVINING
Share your favorite posts with all your followers on Vine in one tap

NEW CAPTURE TOOLS
Shoot with style using the new focus, grid, and ghost tools

PROTECTED ACCOUNTS
Allow only people you approve to follow you and view your posts

Also in this update:

• Fixed an issue that caused the camera to focus unnecessarily while recording
• Improved cache control and less disk space usage
• Faster search for hashtags and people you mention frequently
• Crash fixes and other miscellaneous improvements

Thank you for using Vine! Please reach out to feedback@vineapp.com or @vineapp with any issues or suggestions. And look for more updates soon! It’s going to be a great summer.

Vine needed this update if it wanted to compete with the new Instagram Video feature that was launched by Facebook recently. Instagram, unlike Vine, offers a great video stabilization feature and filters for you video (if you are into that kind of thing). Also, the limit on those videos are 15, not 6 seconds. However, Twitter is obviously not giving up with Vine. You can get this app for free if you don’t have it already, or get the update here: Vine.

What do you think? Do you like the new update? Wondering what else it has coming? Let us know in the comments, or tweet me @TiP_Kyle.

 

Via: App Store

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