Vine for Android official

Time to start planning some six-second masterpieces, Android users, because Twitter just announced that Vine is coming to the Google Play Store today. Vine is an app that allows users to record videos up to six seconds in length and then share them with friends. The app has been an iOS exclusive since it launched in Apple's App Store in January 2013, and since then the service has amassed 13 million users.

As a result of the iOS version of Vine having been available for several months already, Twitter says that the Android app won't be perfectly in sync with the iOS version right away. However, the company is promising rapid updates that will bring features like front-facing camera support, mentions, hashtags and the ability share to Facebook. The app is launching with a zoom feature that's currently only available to Android users, and Twitter is teasing that it's got other features planned "that could exist only on Android."

Many Android users have been clamoring for their own version of Vine ever since the iOS version launched earlier this year, and while we've known that Vine for Android was in the works, there was never much said about when the app might actually be released. The wait is finally ending today, and the good news for Android folk is that the app features a Holo design that looks pretty nice. Vine requires Android 4.0 or higher for installation. The app hasn't gone live in the Google Play Store as of this writing, but you'll be able to find it using the Google Play link below once it does.

UPDATE: Looks like Vine is officially live in the Google Play Store. Hit up the link below and get to downloading!

Via Official Twitter Blog, Google Play: Vine

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Matt Pankey Vine is Twitter for people who can't read.
Anthony Bailey Danny, you poor uniformed iSheep lol.
Lukasz Dudek What is that?
Sam Rick Yawn
Lewis Hachmeister I have no use for a 6 second video app for instagram junkies to get a 6 second boner with. I can just see it now, me on my single gear taking a vine of my handlebars when BLAM!!!...hit by the ice cream truck, dead instantly. I'll pass, thanks.
Danny Rios Same here. But Im actually scared of switching to a android. Most android phones are plastic :( Im goingto miss my iphone 4 :( ugh! Lol
Jerimiah Reece Am I the only person asking, "WTF is Vine?"
George Millhouse It doesn't support front facing cameras yet? Lol lol why did they bother yet?
Jamal Simpson now if it would show up in the store i can show you 6sec of me doing nothing
Allan De León Morales Nah to many social networks
Matt Peters I really could've used this on my Chicago trip.
Joel Paskings I would if I wasn't trapped on Gingerbread.
Gordon Christie it isnt downloading from play store apparently
Steve Kent I'm beginning to want an android. Getting bored of my iPhone (never thought I'd say that). I want a note 2.
Dietrich Brown Installed it.. It wont to play video so i deleted it from sg3
Justin White i would but i don't see it :(
Dustin Maki @Matthew Lee Swanson It's twitter's video social app. You create like 6 sec videos and post them. ALot of celebs are starting to use the app.
Abram Wenevermet Dennis Probably not..I never used it on ios.
Trey Oliver its like intstagram but for videos
Nastassia Carmona WOOP! YES!
Matthew Swanson What's Vine? Ugh I'm so not up with all you kids' new social media toys.... lol

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