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Johnny Orlando could be next breakout social music star

Justin Bieber first came to prominence on YouTube. Shawn Mendes first broke through on Vine. Now a 13 year-old Canadian called Johnny Orlando could be following in their footsteps by building a music career from early fame...
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Twitter has at least five bidders for Vine

Last week, Twitter announced that it was preparing to shut down its Vine video-sharing app. This week, it may have won a reprieve: through a sale to another technology company. TechCrunch claims Twitter has received more...
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Twitter shuts down Vine and reveals plans for wider layoffs

Twitter had some bad news for fans of its looping-videos platform Vine yesterday: it’s shutting down. “In the coming months we’ll be discontinuing the mobile app,” explained Vine in a blog post. “Nothing is happening...
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Vine-originated stars Us The Duo make music for AT&T

US-based group Us The Duo came to fame on Vine, where they have collected five million followers with their musical clips. Having already parlayed that into a live and albums business, now they are making money from brands...
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Twitter says Vine ‘important’ despite executive departures

There is more speculation about the future of Twitter’s video-sharing app Vine, with Recode publishing a list of nine executives that have left the company so far this year.
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Twitter Engage shows creator monetisation is the new social battleground

Twitter launched a new app yesterday called Engage, which is aimed at celebrities and other public figures on its service. However, it’s most interesting as part of a wider trend, as social apps and networks scramble...
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Facebook may be sparking the decline of Vine

The surge in popularity of native videos on Facebook and other services may be sucking creators away from Twitter’s Vine, according to the Wall Street Journal. Not to mention ad dollars. “Marketers and ad buyers that...
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Vine now lets people reuse audio from other videos

“Remix, collaborate and listen,” is the title of Vine’s latest blog post, which ensures Vanilla Ice will be on our internal jukebox all day. But it heralds a new feature that will enable Vine users to “remix”...
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Vine goes deeper on music with new soundtrack features

Twitter’s video-sharing app Vine has become a fertile space for musicians, with Viners like Shawn Mendes and Jack & Jack riding their six-second popularity all the way to the proper pop charts. Now Vine is getting more...
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Vine clips may be getting music-soundtrack feature

Twitter’s UK director Bruce Daisley has set tongues wagging on the tech blogs with a Vine clip that appears to show a recorded-music soundtrack. The video, which he posted yesterday, shows him tapping at a keyboard while...
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DistroKid hails Jack & Jack’s indie success in the US

Jack & Jack made their names as music and vlogging stars on Vine and YouTube, before starting to release pop/rap songs. This week, they’re riding high in the US Billboard charts with their ‘Calibraska’ EP, which...
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Vine update includes ‘suggestions’ for top users

Twitter’s Vine video app was updated late last week, including a feature to upload clips at HD quality. However, there’s also a new feature that spotlights top Viners on the network, via a Find People icon. “A new list...