Twitter acquired Vine in October 2012 while the app was still in pre-release. The app debuted on iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch on January 24, 2013 and quickly grew in popularity, becoming the most-downloaded free app on the platform in less than three months.
Vine was rolled out to Android devices on June 3, 2013. It was then launched on Windows Phone on November 12, 2013.
The app boasts over 40 million registered users as of November 2013.