Perfect Timing: Vine Now Available for Android

Aeryn Lynne

So something funny happened in my mail today, and I wanted to share it with you all in a quick, hopefully amusing, six second or less video.  Except, up until this point, Android users didn’t have access to the awesome that is Vine. I was all *sad face* and went to Google Play hoping to find an alternative.  Imaging my second amazing surprise for the day, when I saw this…

Vine Now Available for Android

Like… YAY!! VINE IS NOW AVAILABLE FOR ANDROID! (Go download it now!) How awesome is this??  I’ve obviously haven’t been able to play with it much, but it was really simple to get film the video bit that I wanted.

One thing I have noticed, ’cause I wanted to share my video through the Twitter embed function, is that my vine video didn’t tweet.  Twitter is having issues today though, that may or may not have to do with Android users using Vine, so its possible that my tweet disappeared into the ether before it reached the masses.  Ah well.

I was able to upload it to YouTube though, ’cause Vine saves an .mp4 file onto your smartphone… which is finally a reason why I would consider going for bigger hard drive space on my phone (or at least ensure I can extend with an sd card.)  EDIT: So the Vine tweet finally showed up, will have to find out if it usually takes a while or if this was just a one time thing.

So yeah, thanks to Canada Dry, I wanted to share this with ya’ll, lol…


Are you on vine?  Did you finally download the app today?

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Aeryn Lynne

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Living in Superman's Metropolis (aka Toronto, Canada), Aeryn Lynne found a way to entirely over-share everything she loves, and make a career out of it! Ultimately a geek, she waxes poetically over technology, fights for fashion-equality, squees over comic art, and literally sparkles, thanks to her makeup addiction.
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15 Comments on “Perfect Timing: Vine Now Available for Android

June 4, 2013 at 9:00 am

Hahahah that’s nice the Canada dry thing. Well I don’t have Vine but a lot of my friends have been using it. Maybe I’ll download it in the near future.

June 4, 2013 at 9:48 am

MightyKarine when I first heard of Vine, I thought “…. WHY?!”  I couldn’t really understand it, but then I saw a number of video examples at a WordCamp (a WordPress non-conference,) during a presentation and had this ah ha! moment, lol.  It’s kinda interesting what stories you can tell (or watch) in six seconds! 🙂

June 4, 2013 at 10:36 am

Still don’t own a mobile phone smart or stupid.

June 4, 2013 at 10:39 am

I still haven’t caught onto Vine. Heck I still don’t get Google+. I need a geek in my life….know anyone? 😉

June 14, 2013 at 9:47 am

candace_dx Hmm… I might know a Geek or two… 😉  Now that Google+ has switched stuff around, I’m trying to “relearn” it all over again. I was *just* getting to the point where I could confidently say, “I know how to use Google+ like a boss.”  Now? It’s like, “Erm, yeah, let me get back to you on that.” *facepalm*

June 4, 2013 at 10:55 am

I should probably be embarrassed to admit this, but I have no idea what vine is.

June 4, 2013 at 10:22 pm

I haven’t gotten on to vine yet. I am so technologically brainless that I am always 10 techno steps behind! It looks so cool though!

June 5, 2013 at 4:44 pm

Are you kidding? Did that really just happen? That’s hysterical.

June 6, 2013 at 10:51 am

Thanks for showing us the Canada Dry surprise.  I kept reading about it but no one said what it did.  BTW, as soon as I read your post, I downloaded the Vine for Android.  Thanks.

June 14, 2013 at 9:45 am

MargaritaIbbott I am going to go cray-cray with Vine at BlogHer, LOL! 😀  I hadn’t heard of the Canada Dry surprize thing until I saw my mail. Not even sure which channel sent it to me…

June 7, 2013 at 11:47 am

saw it on Ellen now I get it lol

June 14, 2013 at 9:44 am

skeetersden LOL!! Ellen makes everything awesome. 😀

June 9, 2013 at 10:51 pm

Glad you liked the Real surprise and used it as your Vine start!

June 11, 2013 at 9:30 pm

That’s neat! Makes me realize how much I need to learn about technology. Vine looks really cool. 
Stopping by as a Biannual Blogathon Bash Team Member to say thanks for joining the event and we look forward to connecting with you.

June 14, 2013 at 9:43 am

callista83 Vine is SO addicting! Truly love it, LOL!  And YAY am looking forward to the blogathon bash! 😀


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