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This article was published on December 11, 2014


Vine updates app, adding Instagram-style double tap to like

Vine updates app, adding Instagram-style double tap to like
Owen Williams
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Owen Williams

Former TNW employee

Owen was a reporter for TNW based in Amsterdam, now a full-time freelance writer and consultant helping technology companies make their word Owen was a reporter for TNW based in Amsterdam, now a full-time freelance writer and consultant helping technology companies make their words friendlier. In his spare time he codes, writes newsletters and cycles around the city.

Vine’s latest update brings a big new feature that the app’s users have been asking for quite a lot; double-tap to like.

Users scrolling through their feeds can now simply double-tap a Vine to like it directly, saving tapping on those pesky buttons. Once you’ve liked a Vine, a smiley face appears where you double tapped.

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It’s likely users were upset they couldn’t double-tap Vine videos like they could on Instagram. It appears there is nothing else in the latest update.

Vine [iOS / Android]