Parents' Guide to

Vine Camera

By Chris Morris, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Clever video app now connected to Twitter.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this app.

Community Reviews

age 14+

Based on 6 parent reviews

age 2+

Vine truly changed me life

Vine blesses us with beautiful videos that are amazing to play at 3am on your Dad’s Bluetooth speaker.
age 15+

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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (6 ):
Kids say (26 ):

Though this beloved tool doesn't stand alone anymore, teens can still use it to make unique creations or iffy content and visit the website to see old Vines. Before its social media features were discontinued, Vine developed a unique community of people posting videos that are often creative, funny, and sometimes thought-provoking. Although you can no longer upload new videos using Vine Camera, old posts are still available at People can browse and search videos on that site through a web browser. If teens do browse the archived videos online, they'll find that Vine videos run the gamut, from stop-motion videos of puzzles doing and undoing themselves, to six-second skits showing how a teen wakes up on a school day vs. waking up during the summer, to commentaries on a Miley Cyrus video delivered mainly through facial expressions. There are also a lot of danger zones for kids; it's much too easy to find offensive content. Though there's a lot of humorous, clever expression, much of it isn't appropriate for kids.

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