Fixing a bug in the Vine Archive

We would like to inform the Vine community that we were alerted to — and immediately fixed — a bug that affected the Vine Archive for less than 24 hours. The bug had the potential to expose the email address or phone number associated with a Vine account to third parties under certain circumstances.

We have already notified all affected account holders for whom we have a verified email address on file, so if you weren’t notified, you most likely weren’t affected.

While we have no information indicating that any user information impacted by this incident has been misused, it’s always a good idea to be cautious of emails or text messages received from unknown senders. Please keep in mind that Vine will only send communications from @twitter.com, and we will never send emails with attachments or request your password by email.

For more tips on how to avoid fake emails and stay safe online, read the Twitter Help Center and the FTC’s guide on phishing.

-Vine Support

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Vines were short, looping videos that inspired and entertained. In Jan 2017, the Vine app transitioned to the Vine Camera app.

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