Vine free mobile app that allows you to create 6 second looped videos using in app camera. Twitter acquired the app in October of 2012 for 30 million. 40 million registered users. In January, 2015, Vine launched Vine Kids, an app designed specifically for children.  In addition to offering age-appropriate video loops for children, the app includes interactive features allowing users to swipe for new videos and to hear different sounds. The app is only available to Apple iOS users. It’s a mainstay of entertainment for teenagers, giving them a second screen experience. Average age of viewers is 13-15 yr olds.
After you log in to Vine, you see your feed (also known as your home page), which is a view of the vines that are shared by the users you follow. You also see vines that are Editors Picks, which are vines selected by the application. You can navigate to the feed by clicking the icon that looks like a house. As you scroll down the screen, vines automatically begin to play whenever you can see them on the screen — the app has no Play or Stop buttons. To pause (or unpause) a vine, simply tap the video.
The Activity tab shows activity and interactions with you. On this tab, you can find notifications about new followers and interactions with your vines. On an Android device, you access the Activity tab by clicking the icon that looks like an bell. On an Apple device, you can find the tab by clicking the Home button and then clicking the Activity button.
The Explore tab, lets you explore and discover new vines. You can search by Popular Now or On the Rise, or by Channels or by the trending tag. This is an excellent place to discover the different types of vines, and to find inspiration for creating your own. Exploring Vine can be fun, because many Vine users are highly creative. On Android, you access the Explore tab by clicking the icon that looks like a eye. On an Apple device, you can find it by clicking the Home button and then clicking the Explore button. Spend some time exploring vines before starting to make your own. It's a helpful way to get a feel for the types of videos you can create.
The Profile tab lets you view your profile information, find people to follow, and view your posts. On an Android device, you access the Profile section by clicking the icon that looks like a person. On an Apple device, you can find it by clicking the Home button and then clicking the Profile button.
Using this search feature, you can search for users or for videos based on tags in the video. On an Android device, the magnifying glass in the top navigation menu of Vine lets you access the Search function. On an Apple device, you can find it by clicking the Home button and then clicking the Explore button. A search box is displayed at the top of the Explore screen.
The last button in the top navigation menu is an ellipsis, represented by three dots, that provides additional menu features. On an Apple device, the More features are found by clicking on the button on the Home screen that says “Want to see more? Tap to find friends.” The Find People option makes it easy to find users to follow. Vine can connect to the address book of your mobile phone or Twitter account to find users you can follow. This makes it easy to find and follow your friends on Vine. You can also search for, and invite, specific users to connect with you on Vine by clicking on the magnifying glass. The next option on the More menu is to mute or unmute the audio on your application. Finally, you can access the settings of your Vine account. From Settings, you can update your profile information, manage your password, manage privacy settings, change your notification preferences, find friends, connect with other social networks, and find support. Source:Basics of Visual Social Marketing: Vine Features Explained By Krista Neher
A BBC review described collections of Vine videos to be "mesmerizing", like "[watching a] bewildering carousel of six-second slices of ordinary life [roll] past.” Source: Rohrer, Finlo (January 31, 2013). "BBC News – Vine: Six things people have learned about six-second video in a week". BBC News. Retrieved March 15, 2013.
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Freelance writer with a 3 month old. Supporting cast was stuffed animals, a plastic giraffe named Sophie, and a 25-pound cat. Star and muse was his 3-month-old son. His Vines were featured on the Ellen Degeneres show, Tribeca Film Festival and CNN. He gained such a following that companies were paying him to create vines for him.
“Grow Your Vines!”
Virginia Wright-Johnson Social Media Scion, LLC
About This Session
• History of Vine
• Vine in Action
• Power of Visual Images
• Company Uses (How & Why)
• Jo Schmoe the New Vine Celebrity
Tutorials and Education Lessons
Behind the Scenes Videos (Enhance Office Culture)
Memes in Video Games
Taco Bell New Flavor Launch
Photo Source: Consumer Bob
The Story of Nick Confalone
Has over 271,000 Followers
Cody Johns- 2.4 Million Followers
Brent Rivera- 5 Million Followers
Greg Davis- 2 Million Followers
Tips to Grow Your Vines
Be sure to add #’s, location and brief description on each Vine
Follow others to build your own following
Make your 1st Vine your “Introductory Vine”
Like and Revine
Venture out and utilize the “Explore” tab
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