Vine Update Adds Support For Forward Front-Facing Camera, Mentions – Download Now!

What is Vine? This is Twitter’s video sharing app, with features that will make it easier to shoot selfies and tag friends. Vine app has now received its first major update, adding support for the iPhone’s front-facing camera and Twitter mentions in posts and comments as well. Check out the details after this jump!

After Twitter updating it’s six-second video shaing “Vine” app, the user when shooting a post will now see an option that allows switching between the front- and rear-facing camera. Simple as tapping on button in the bottom left corner to try the front-facing camera. Now, you can switchj back and forth between the regular and front camera as many times as you wish.

Additionally, users can now tag friends in posts by typing the @ symbol and user name. Vine now supports mentions, so that you can tag people in your posts. While users who are mentioned will be receiving a notification in Activity. In order to mention a user, you have to simply type @username and select the name among the suggestions you’ll see.

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Vine, being the Twitter’s app for sharing looping videos, has now been updated to version 1.1 with support for the iOS front-facing camera. Vine is the best way to see an share life in mention. Create short, elegant, looping videos in rather simple and fun way for your friends and family to see.

Unlimited uploads and free
• Instantly post videos on Vine, then share to Twitter and Facebook (more coming soon!)
• Find, follow, and interact with people close to you
• Explore trending posts, featured hashtags and editor’s picks
• And so much more

The new version of Vine gives you the ability to use your phone’s front-facing camera or mention people in posts and comments.Update includes an improved people search, fixed various crashes and minor bugs.

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Vine 1.1 is now available for free-of-charge download for iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation), iPod touch (5th generation) and iPad from iTunes. There is no Android version of the app yet, though one is reportedly in the works.

(Source: Vine v1.1 For iPhone, iPad and iPod touch on iOS App Store)