Microsoft’s Vine is no more

Can’t say I’m surprised, though – Microsoft Vine was a very niche application that has become almost completely irrelevant thanks to the rapid uptake of Facebook and Twitter.


The main USP for the service was that – in an emergency situation – you could use mobile/landlines and even satellite phones to connect to people via the service (although to give the service its due – there were other clever features to help cut out the usual Facebook/Twitter noise).  However – I’d hazard a guess that even if a Cloverfield event took place – people would still flock to Facebook/Twitter with their mobile phones…