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Twitter Shutdown Of Vine Being Called A ‘Hate Crime’ Against Blacks

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Within minutes of Twitter announcing the end of Vine, its short video platform, critics raced to declare the move racist and an attack on non-white Internet users.

Vine, launched in 2013, never became quite as popular as Twitter hoped. So, as part of a broader restructuring that is eliminating 9 percent of the company’s workforce, Twitter announced Thursday that the platform will shut down within a few months; video content is presumably expected to migrate to Twitter.

That’s of course bad news for Vine’s dedicated fans.

Some people went even further and accused Twitter of cavalierly destroying a service of immense value to blacks and other non-white people. – READ MORE

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