Vine Adds Trending Hashtag Section


VineVine announced on Friday that it has released an update to its Explore section in an effort to help its users better discover content. What makes this interesting is that, since it’s a Twitter product, the popular six-second video creator will now include trending hashtags that will allow for more topical posts to be seen. Whether this uses the exact same algorithm as Twitter’s trending tweets (TopTweets) remains to be seen. In a blog post written by Colin Kroll, Vine’s co-founder and CTO, the company says that since it launched, “there have been a ton of awesome, creative posts that don’t always make it to the popular sections. In many cases, these posts include a hashtag that the community is using.” It does not appear that users need to download an update to see the new Trending section under the Explore tab. When the app is opened, navigate to the section and scroll down and hashtag topics will appear.

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