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Vine co-founder plans to launch successor Byte in Spring 2019

Posted On: Nov 8, 2018   |   Posted By: TechCrunch

Vine - the much loved and mourned short video hosting platform - will return, kind of, sort of. Co-creator Dom Hofmann announced on Twitter today that its spiritual success is set to arrive next spring.
Details? We don't have many. Though Hofmann did give us a name - Byte - and logo to match. From the sound out of, things will operate similarly to Vine, with short, looping videos. So far it's got a domain and a couple of admittedly clunky social media handles.
our new looping video app is called byte. launching spring 2019 pic.twitter.com/C3FMvkcIwc
- dom hofmann November 8, 2018
Twitter unceremoniously shuttered Vine two years back, after acquiring it back in 2016. There certainly appears to be some desire for the network lo these many years later, given that Vine compilations are still very much a thing on one-time competitors like YouTube. Hofmann is clearly among those who believes the idea of six-second videos still has some life left in it.
He has been discussing launching his own successor to...

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