Video can tell stories. It can engage. Vine is an application that allows iphone users to record six seconds of video and post to Twitter. With instagram you get a similar service but 15 seconds and smartphone users can use it too. It’s the VHS v Betamax of mobile video. But here are two very contrasting views.
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What’s the point of short video? Let’s forget that Vine (13 million downloads in its first week) and Instagram (130 million users) are social media platforms for a moment. Let’s focus on what they enable you to do quickly, cheaply and on-the-fly – produce content.
You need content and story telling for successful social media. Content creation is challenging because of time, resource, tools, approvals process and budget.