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According to Digital Trends (This article and its images were originally posted on Digital Trends November 9, 2018 at 02:28AM.)
If you’ve never quite gotten over the loss of video-looping app Vine, then listen up. A similar offering from one of its co-founders is coming to smartphones soon.
Vine co-founder Dom Hofmann said in a tweet on Thursday, November 8 that his new video-looping app will be called Byte and he plans for it to go live in the spring of 2019.
our new looping video app is called byte. launching spring 2019 pic.twitter.com/C3FMvkcIwc
— dom hofmann (@dhof) November 8, 2018
Months after Vine was founded in 2012, Twitter stepped in to acquire it for a reported $30 million. Hoffman and his fellow founders must have thought they’d hit the jackpot with the deal — it certainly put a few bucks in their pocket and gave the app a chance to flourish — but five years later Twitter pulled support for the app and it closed down.
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