Unpopular Now: Vine's big names band together

Website of the Twitter owned video sharing app Vine (All Rights Reserved)

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Some of the biggest names on Twitter's Vine have banded together under a joint account called "Unpopular Now" in an attempt to deliver streamlined interesting content. 

Vine, Twitter's application for embedding videos of up to six seconds in length on the microblogging site, has proved popular with users and is available on both Android and iOS. However, this has been something of a double-edged sword for fans of the service as, while the app has grown in popularity, the amount of content -- which is not necessarily interesting -- has also grown, leaving users to wade through numerous videos to find something of a certain quality.

In an effort to combat this, and bring in quality, streamlined content, some of the biggest, and most popular, names on Vine have joined forces, launching a joint account with a tongue-in-cheek name.

Initially the account will featuring postings exclusively from 30 select users, including Jérôme Jarre, Marlo Meekins, and Nicholas Megalis aka Nick Mastodon, who is known for his entertaining remixes of Disney videos. The group will be posting Vine videos to YouTube and Twitter, through which they will be sharing their thoughts and other users' content they find interesting.

Follow Unpopular Now:
https://twitter.com/UnpopularNow
http://www.youtube.com/unpopularnowloops

Vine has proved so popular that recently AVOS Systems, a company founded by YouTube founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen, launched Wan-Pai, an app that bears strong similarity to Vine but enables Chinese users to record and share video content via a number of social networks, including the Sina microblog. 


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