Vine, the rising star mobile device app that lets users share six-second video clips online, has been given a nice feature addition this week – front-facing camera support.
The Twitter-owned service made its debut this January and quickly shot to the top of the charts, becoming the number one video sharing mobile app by March, as reported by TechCrunch. Now we can expect a good chunk of Vines posted to be unabashed “selfie” videos – like Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey’s here:
Vine now has a front-facing camera and you can mention people! Thanks Dom Hofmann and team. vine.co/v/bx9xuwgAnqF
— Jack Dorsey (@jack) April 30, 2013
Other updates to Vine version 1.1 include the ability to mention users in posts and comments, improved people search functionality, and minor bug fixes.
As of now, Vine is only available to iOS users, but Android support is coming soon, according to a report by The Verge.