The founder of Vine just announced the name of his next video app - and it's set to launch in spring 2019

Posted On: Nov 8, 2018   |   Posted By: Business Insider

The founder of Vine just announced the name of his next video app - and it's set to launch in spring 2019

Vine founder Dom Hofmann revealed Thursday he would be releasing a new looping video app next spring.
The app will be called Byte.
Vine was a massively popular video service that Twitter acquired in 2012 and shut down four years later.
Good news, long-suffering Vine fans: A successor to the popular video service is finally on the way.
Dom Hofmann, one of the cofounders of Vine, plans to launch a similar app called Byte next spring. Like Vine, Byte will feature looping videos, Hofmann announced Thursday on Twitter.
our new looping video app is called byte. launching spring 2019 pic.twitter.com/C3FMvkcIwc - dom hofmann November 8, 2018
Vine was an app that allowed users to create and share six-second-long videos that it looped infinitely. Twitter acquired the app in 2012, and by 2015, it had attracted some 200 million active users.
But Twitter struggled to find a way to make money off the app and shut down its core features in 2016, much to the disappointment of millions of Vine fans.
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