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Twitter's Vine Video App Enacts Age Restriction Amid Pornography Concerns

February 6, 2013
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Vine, the social video application that rocketed up the App Store charts when it was first released two weeks ago, has enacted an age minimum for users. All new and existing users who try to update to the latest version of the app now must be 17 years old. Or, perhaps more accurately, they must identify themselves as 17 years old. When attempting to download the app for the first time or upgrade to the 1.0.5 version of the app, users are sent a push notification asking them to confirm they're 17 or older.

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