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Twitter's Vine expands video on Web

Published on Jan 4, 2014 6:03 AM

SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) - Twitter's video service Vine announced on Friday it was expanding its presence on the Web, giving users the option of watching full-screen clips on their personal computers.

The new service allows members to watch sequences of videos and use a full computer screen for viewing.

While Vine began as a mobile app for sharing short videos from smartphones, the new service gives more options to PC users.

Twitter bought the small team at Vine, a startup based in New York, in October 2012, prompting talk the messaging service intended to do for smartphone video what Instagram did for pictures.

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