Here’s the thing about 2015: You can’t be late. Between sneaker releases that sell out in seconds, trends that come and go in a matter of months, and with social media moving at what seems like 1,000 miles per minute, we all have to be on top of our game or risk being left behind. That matters in all facets — from style on the ‘gram to the simple water cooler conversation.
As we get further into the second month of 2015, it is amazing to think how far we have come during the social media age. Sites and apps like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat have all been essential tools to everyday life, especially for millennials. But there is one app that I believe is the ultimate game changer in the world of sports: Vine.
Vine allows users to share video clips of up to six seconds in loops. While the app can be used by anyone, it has been utilized in the media to provide quick and precise news coverage within that six-second loop. The app is brilliant because humans don’t normally have a long attention span and a six-second clip is all that is needed to show a highlight.
As someone who is constantly on Twitter, I hate feeling out of the loop (pun intended) when a great play happens and I miss it. Back in the days you would have to wait until the 11 p.m. SportsCenter to catch a glimpse. Now you can have that same clip in a matter of seconds. Nearly three months in and we have have already witnessed some incredible highlights. Check out The 20 Best Sports Vines of 2015 So Far.
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