Just Six Months After Being Acquired, Twitter’s Vine Hits #1 Free Spot On Apple’s App Store


TechCrunch

Twitter acquired the mini-video-taking app Vine last October before it ever launched, sending everyone into a frenzy about the company getting into the video space.

In late January, Twitter finally launched the app to much applause. Since then, it’s gone from being temporarily removed from the featured section due to an issue over adult content to being used in interesting ways by brands and celebrities.

Today, it all paid off, as it hit the top of the charts for free apps in the U.S., according to co-founder and Creative Director Rus Yusupov:

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It’s a pretty impressive feat for any app that’s not a game to hit this spot…

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