Twitter launches the twid

After the tweet (text) it is now the turn of the twid (video). Twitter has just released an app that can record video loops that last no longer than six seconds. Not hundreds of forty characters, but for a maximum of six seconds the loops may last. The length has been extensively tested. Ten seconds turned out to be too long, four seconds too short

After the tweet (text) it is now the turn of the twid (video). Twitter has just released an app that can record video loops that last no longer than six seconds.

Not hundreds of forty characters, but for a maximum of six seconds the loops may last. The length has been extensively tested. Ten seconds turned out to be too long, four seconds too short. The sound can be turned on or off as desired.

To create the video, the app Vine for iPhone and iPod Touch is required (other platforms follow later), but the video can simply be embedded in a tweet. In a tweet the video will run immediately. Twitter took over the developer of the application last fall.

Services for embedding video already existed, for example Tout, better known as the Twitter for video. The maximum length of this is fifteen seconds.

The developers of Vine on their blog: 'Go make a scene. We think you'll love it. " Examples of twids (own name Emerce) here.