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Vine is a mobile app by Twitter that hosts short video clips for sharing through the user's Twitter feed. Clips have a maximum length of six seconds. It debuted on 24 January 2013 as a free iOS app on the iPhone and iPod Touch. Twitter is working on bringing the app to other platforms.
Less than a week after its debut, pornographic video clips started appearing on the service. Pornography is not forbidden by Twitter's guidelines One sexually explicit clip was featured as an "Editor's Pick" in the Vine app, which Twitter blamed on "human error".
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- "Twitter accidentally promotes porn clip". 3 News NZ. 29 January, 2013. Check date values in: