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What's behind the success and popularity of the Vine app?

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The new Vine app is seen on an iPhone. Michelle Lanz/KPCC

Meet Vine. The mobile app is a cross between YouTube and Instagram and it lets users create and post six second video clips. Vine debuted less than a month ago but it's already being used for commercials and movie releases.

It's even suffered from a porn scandal. Here with more on Vine is Angela Watercutter, who covers pop culture for Wired. 

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