To use the service, users can register using Twitter credentials or by proving their email. Vine offers a very intuitive user interface. You can just tap and hold on the screen to record and release the finger to stop and repeat to add up to 6 second video clip. Video has to come from the camera, selecting from the library is not allowed. Once satisfied, you can post the short video clip on Vine or optionally Twitter, Facebook. Instagram users should feel right at home.
Vine video can also be viewed inline and embeddable as below shown on Twitter.
Testing Vine vine.co/v/b5dp1YA6H3a
— SolSie (@SolSie) January 24, 2013
“Posts on Vine are about abbreviation — the shortened form of something larger. They’re little windows into the people, settings, ideas and objects that make up your life,” says Vine co-founder Dom Hofmann. “They’re quirky, and we think that’s part of what makes them so special.
Vine has become a Twitter company, which might help to entice wider adoption.