The follow-up to discontinued six-second video sharing app Vine is coming online early next year, according to the original co-founder.
Dom Hoffman^( the Vine 2 project back in November 2018, but in a May update said that it had been ^( for an “indefinite amount of time,” citing legal and financial reasons.
our new looping video app is called byte. launching spring 2019^(
— dom hofmann (@dhof) November 8, 2018
However, Hoffman has now revealed via Twitter that a new looping video app called “byte” is on course for a spring 2019 launch.
The original Vine was founded in June 2018 and was acquired by Twitter prior to its launch in January 2018. The Vine service became a huge hit after launch and developed a dedicated fan base, but after it began to wane in popularity, Twitter^( .
Twitter turned the original Vine app into^( , which allows users to create six-second video loops that can be shared on Twitter.
Readers interested in the follow-up to Vine can sign up to receive updates on platform’s launch at the byte website.
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