Vine app will be discontinued in coming months

CREDIT: Vine, Facebook

NEW YORK (WCMH) – Vine, the popular six-second video sharing service, will be discontinued as an app in the coming months.

The company, which is owned by Twitter, made the announcement Thursday. Vine was founded in 2013, and serves as a platform for users to share looping videos.

The physical website will reportedly be kept online so users can continue to watch the videos.

Vine is often used for comedy, but users have also been on the forefront of major political events, such as the video below, which captured the sound of the terror attacks in Paris last November from inside a soccer stadium. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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