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Vine makes video-sharing more private with Messages update

Messaging apps are all the rage, but can Vine succeed where Instagram Direct faltered?

Twitter cracks down on posting of explicit sexual content on Vine

The video service says it has no problem with the content but does not want to be its source.

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Vine's 1st birthday: 3 features the app needs before it turns 2

Vine took the world by storm in 2013, but it needs to innovate or risk boring users before its 2nd birthday.

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Vine's new website makes its 6-second videos more time-sucking than ever

Twitter's social video app Vine now offers Web profiles and video feeds for easier access.

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From Twitter to Tinder: Social media's biggest hits and misses of 2013

Just because social media is having a major moment doesn't mean every social startup is a success.

Happy holidays, Vine users: Get your vanity URLs on Friday

Vine is opening up vanity URL registration, first for verified Twitter users then for the world, starting Dec. 20.

2013: The year in numbers

How much is Evan Williams worth? What percentage of YouTube traffic is mobile? It's all right here

Hands-on: Vine beats Instagram to Windows Phone 8

You win some, you lose some: Vine's app for Windows Phone 8 includes exclusive features while leaving others behind.

Vine grows up with Time Travel update

In its second major update since Instagram video debuted, Vine adds a pair of professional tools.

TechHive is 1 year old! Behold our favorite tech stories of the past 365 days

Instead of cake and ice cream, we're serving up memories and musings on the year in tech—which is just as sweet.