Twitter Resurrects Video Sharing Apps With Vine Launch

Remember last spring when “Instagram for video” apps like Viddy and Socialcam were all the rage? Things have been pretty quiet since then, especially after Socialcam was acquired for $60 million in July.

Can Video Get Some Instagram-Like Love?

A startup’s best friend can be its elevator pitch. Here’s one: We’re like Instagram but for video. That best describes the recent eruption of social video apps that let users post videos via smartphones for anyone to follow.