(The Root) — In the battle of social media video sharing, Vine is refusing to go gently into that good night.
When Instagram, Facebook’s picture-sharing app, announced that it, too, would support video, many heralded it as the death of Vine, Twitter’s video-sharing app. But in an ironic twist, Facebook’s fastest-growing page is one dedicated to its competitor’s best videos.
The Best Vines page currently has more than 7 million likes, suggesting that Vine’s existence is in no immediate danger, especially considering that Facebook’s most popular Best Instagram Videos page has just over 98,000.
This isn’t too surprising; Vine, in my humble opinion, has much more creative content, while Instagram videos are usually reserved for clips of babies slobbering on things.
Read more at Inside Facebook.