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. Advertisement
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.
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our new looping video app is called byte. launching spring 2019 pic.twitter.com/C3FMvkcIwc- dom hofmann (@dhof) November 8, 2018
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