Vine just ain't long enough

  • PopPress
  • June 24, 2013
  • StopPress Team
Vine just ain't long enough

Twitter’s Vine app is groaning under the weight of over 13 million humans sharing absolutely everything about their lives, no matter how banal and uninteresting, via six-second snippets (Facebook is competing with the launch of video for Instagram, which launched last week). And while some creative types believe restrictions lead to better solutions, this Funny or Die clip shows the short-format approach isn’t too well-suited to making ads.

Speaking of Vine, here's a compilation of Vines from the unofficial king of the nascent service Will Sasso:

And here's an Instagram video from Kiwi boy Taika Waititi showing the world the creative possibility of Instagram's motion picture feature.

This is a community discussion forum. Comment is free but please respect our rules:

  1. Don’t be abusive or use sweary type words
  2. Don’t break the law: libel, slander and defamatory comments are forbidden
  3. Don’t resort to name-calling, mean-spiritedness, or slagging off
  4. Don’t pretend to be someone else.

If we find you doing these things, your comments will be edited without recourse and you may be asked to go away and reconsider your actions.
We respect the right to free speech and anonymous comments. Don’t abuse the privilege.

The Compendium: 12 April

  • PopPress
  • April 12, 2019
  • StopPress Team
The Compendium: 12 April

Our weekly wrap of good things, strange things, funny things and other things from inside the intertubes.

Read more
Next page
Results for

StopPress provides essential industry news and intelligence, updated daily. And the digital newsletter delivers the latest news to your inbox twice a week — for free!

©2009–2019 ICG Media. All rights reserved.
Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Privacy policy.


Contact Vernene Medcalf at +64 21 628 200 to advertise in StopPress.

View Media Kit