Social Media Today: Twitter Reacts To Beiber Arrest, Vine Turns One, Pinterest Supports GIF’s
By Melony Roy
“BELIEBERS” AND “NON- BELIEBERS” TAKE OVER TWITTER
Twitter exploded following the arrest of pop star Justin Beiber yesterday. According to Twitter, the conversation created more than 6,000 tweets per minute. Various hashtags popped up in support and dislike of the pop star, including #deportbieber, #freejustinbieber and #wewillalwayssupportyoujustin.
VINE TURNS ONE!
Happy birthday, vine!!! One year ago today, Twitter released the six second video app. To celebrate, Vine has released an 18 minute collection of about 200 videos featuring clips of famous vine users. You can watch it here: https://vine.co/yearonvine
PINTEREST OFFICIALLY ROLLS OUT GIF’S
The test is over and now all Pinterest users can play and pause GIFs within pinboards on the platform. Pinterest previously supported only photos and videos until now.
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