Vine was founded in June 2012. The company was
developed by Twitter.
Vine debuted on January 24, 2013 as a
free iOS app, iOS is a mobile operating system
developed by Apple Inc. Since June 2, 2013, Vine has
been available to Android Phones as well
(Samsung, HTC, etc.) In a couple of months, Vine
became the most used video sharing application, and
later on it became the most downloaded free app within
the Apple App Store (iPhones, iTouch, iPad.) The
Windows Phone 8 as long as the Windows 8 version of
Vine was released in July 2013.
It was found in June 2012, but the application was
officially released for the very first time on January 24,
It took the founders about 6 months to work on the
application and release it.
1. Dom Hoffman worked as a Product Manager at “Jetsetter”
for 3 years, a cofounder and CEO of Vine for 9 months, and a
General Manager of “Vine” up until today.
2. Rus Yusupov worked as an Art Director, a Creative
Director and Founder of “Commercial Pop,” an adjunct
Instructor at “New York University,” a Founder of “Big
Human,” and a Cofounder and Creative Director of “Vine.”
3. Colin Kroll worked as a Software Engineer, an
Engineering Manager at “Yahoo!,” a Chief Technology
Manager at “Jetsetter,” and Chief Technology Officer of
“Vine,” and “Twitter.”
Vine is a new social media that is made for people to
post 7 second videos. The app uses the same structure
as youtube and twitter. In order to be know you need to
have followers, and people usually gain followers when
they post videos that grabs the audience’s attention.
People usually join this community to watch videos that
they find funny/interesting or share posts that they think
would help them generate followers.
Vine might still not be considered as a threat towards
other social medias, but its in its peak.
Most of the YouTuber's moved to Vine, you can find
some celebrities that also share videos.
The only feature that is different than others, is that you
literally have up to 7 seconds to give out your point of