This is not a new idea but because it’s coming from Twitter (with a lot of marketing muscle behind it) Vine is getting some real traction. So of course I had to try it out to. I must say that I am hooked after just a few hours of using it. There are a lot of useless content on vine right now but if you spend just a little time you can find some really good and creative content. The video clips are 6 second loops that do not have to be recorded all at once, and that is actually what makes Vine so special. The user interface is set up so that the video records only while you are holding your finger to the screen and then stops recording when you take you finger off and resumes where the video left off when you touch the screen again. What you will find is that the piecing together of video, even within such a small time limitation, creates a compressed cinematic experience with small slivers of “scenes” within the looping video. It doesn’t take long to dream up some really interesting sequences and I’m sure we’ll all get some accidental masterpieces as well.
Below is the best synopsis review of vine I could find, check it out.