When the announcement that Vine – the much loved short video hosting platform – will be shut down. A lot of users were heartbroken to say the least. However, it would appear that not everyone at the company is happy with the idea that they should have closed shop for good. Vine co-founder Dom Hofmann recently tweeted that they are working on Byte, the spiritual successor of Vine, and it will launch by Spring this year.
Other than the name Byte, there is still very little information available to the public about what exactly the video sharing platform will be about. But it would not be so out there, to assume it will more or less work like Vine; short looping videos. Hofmann has already launched a website for the platform, alongside some social media handles.
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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