For better or for worse, the new feature has allowed users to bombard the service with less-than-inspiring “selfies,” or self-shot videos. Take a look at the crowd:
Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey films himself walking
User shows off his loaded hotdogs and Funyuns on Vine
User creates memories her grandchildren will surely cherish
Hopefully Vine users will get a bit more creative with the front-facing camera feature in the near future. Until then, we’ll have to enjoy the non-selfies others are posting to the network. Take, for example, those from Lowe’s.
Though the home improvement store hasn’t yet uploaded a selfie, we can be thankful for its good taste and self-respect. Lowe’s profile features home improvement tips from removing rust stains from knives to keeping pesky squirrels away from your plants. The videos have been a big hit.
This Vine from Lowe’s shows a stress-free way to remove a stripped screw:
A rubber band does the trick
Know of other ways people or brands are making good use of Vine or its front-facing camera support? Share with us in the comments section.