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Embed Vine posts on mobile
For any post on the mobile app, if you push the “share” button you get three options: Facebook, Twitter and Embed (you would choose “embed”). The Vine app then drafts an email to you with a link that will create an embed code.
Once you get to the embed screen there are three size options: 600px, 480px and 320px and two style options: simple (no border) and postcard (stylized border). Here are two examples of the same clip of my daughter eating breakfast from many angles (sorry for the lack of originality, there!):
You can embed Vine posts with simple format:
Or you can embed Vine posts with postcard format:
The mobile feature is currently available for iOS only.
Embed Vine posts from the web
Since Vine doesn’t currently have individual profile pages on their site, the only way to embed Vine posts from the web is to find one you like on Twitter, Facebook or another site. In each instance, there will be a link that opens the Vine site in a new window. At the bottom of that are the options “embed” and “Tweet” (notice the Facebook post is conspicuously absent). Click “embed” and you’re in business once again, left to determine the proper size and format to embed your Vine post.
I love Vine. I think people are doing some incredibly creative things with it. What do you think about Vine? Do you embed Vine posts on your site?
Photo by Jon Sullivan [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons