Vivoom Shoots Mobile Video With Movie and TV-Like Effects

GenArts, maker of the iOS app, is a big supplier of visual effects software to TV and motion picture studios.
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Best Buy’s Risky Black Friday Twitter Campaign

Black Friday has a tendency to bring out the worst in some shoppers. Best Buy is betting that it won’t get caught on camera.
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Vine Goes Global With Added Language Support

Vine, the six-second video-sharing app acquired by Twitter last year, announced support for 19 new languages on Thursday. The expansion is focused mostly on European and Asian countries, areas where Vine’s sister app, Twitter, is seeing some of its fastest growth.

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Vine Comes to Windows Phone

Vine, the six-second-video-sharing mobile application owned by Twitter, announced on Tuesday that it has launched a Windows Phone application. The new app will include the same video-editing features that the iOS and Android versions have, as well as a handful of Windows Phone-specific options. Vine announced 40 million registered users in August.

Twitter’s Mobile Apps Begin to Look a Bit More Like Instagram

Prepare for more photo visibility inside the stream.
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Vine Adds Some Basic Editing Tools

Are more features necessarily a good thing?
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Nokia Unveils Lumia 1520, 1320 Phablets; Instagram Finally Coming to Windows Phone

OMG, the Instagram Windows Phone app is finally coming! Oh, and supersized Windows Phone devices.
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All the News That Fits in a 15-Second Segment: NowThisNews Tries Instagram, and the Results Are Pretty Interesting

The social/mobile video news startup experiments with very short-form video (Vine, too). They might have a winner.
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Stories — Snapchat’s Play on the Ephemeral Status Update

Stories is a new product that expands Snapchat beyond its original 10-second-message horizons — and could give pause to other networks like Facebook and Twitter.
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Here Is Airbnb’s First Television Ad

If you catch me at the border, I got visas in my name.
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