If you build it, porn will come: Vine, the hot new Twitter app that allows users to post six-second video loops, now has an age restriction after users immediately began to flood the app with pornographic clips.

Now when users attempt to download Vine, they are first prompted to confirm that they are at least 17 years old before the app begins installing.

Read more about Vine, and the implications of its popularity for similar services, here.
Image: Vine

If you build it, porn will come: Vine, the hot new Twitter app that allows users to post six-second video loops, now has an age restriction after users immediately began to flood the app with pornographic clips.

Now when users attempt to download Vine, they are first prompted to confirm that they are at least 17 years old before the app begins installing.

Read more about Vine, and the implications of its popularity for similar services, here.

Image: Vine

  1. jeremyg36 reblogged this from latimes and added:
    Well, as my law school friend said, “On the internet, you’re never more than 3 clicks away from porn.”
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    I’m not sure what the appeal is of the 6 second video, but hey, whatever floats people’s boats
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    well, this is dumb. those under 17 can lie about their age. that’s why I hate these silly “please confirm your age”...
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