So a popular source of content creation for over 200 million users bites the dust.
I wasn't a user myself, but I could see the potential for incredible creativity in short videos which many people and businesses took advantage of.
This is yet another piece of bad news for/from Vine's owners Twitter, but Instagram increasingly seems to be the place to go for this type of content creation now.
Nothing is happening to the apps, website or your Vines today. We value you, your Vines, and are going to do this the right way. You’ll be able to access and download your Vines. We’ll be keeping the website online because we think it’s important to still be able to watch all the incredible Vines that have been made. You will be notified before we make any changes to the app or website.