Uh oh: Vine bans all sexually explicit video from their apps, effective immediately

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After nearly a year of free reign on Android devices, Vine is announcing changes to their terms of service that will change the way some of you use the service forever.

Effective immediately, Vine is banning any and all sexually explicit video content from their app. It’s a move Vine says won’t affect 99% of its user base, but for those of you that had no problem getting your jollies off in 6 seconds or less (or uploading it), you’ll now have to look to other Android applications for your sexual fetishes

While we can’t say we necessarily disapprove with the move, it’s one that’s been a long time in the making. It wasn’t too long ago Vine began banning hashtags used for finding sexually explicit material (seriously, #vineafterdark was the worst), making it more difficult for would-be voyeurs to target their favorite Vine content. The altogether removal of Vine-porn shouldn’t come as much of a surprise to anyone and really, we’re just wondering what took them so long.

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While we’re sure there are some of you disappointed by Vine’s decision, Vine would like to go on the record that they’re not against all “explicit sexual content” found on the web — it’s just no longer allowed on their service. It’s just a bit strange given parent-company Twitter doesn’t seem to have much problem with it, home to countless porn stars advertising their assets without fear of censorship (theres an option to flag your account as displaying “sensitive content”).

From henceforth, should you happen to come across sexually explicit material in your Vine travels, you now have the option to “report this post” in the Vine app by clicking on the 3-dot menu at the top.

So tell us, Phandroids… were any of you apart of that 1%?

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  • AmaSan25

    I use this to jerk off every night in 5sec! (need 1sec to clean up)

    • Thomas

      You can last 5 seconds? Please share your secrets ;)

      • Kenneth

        LMFAO……
        +1

    • Rob C

      Hit the ceiling, then it will take more than one second.

  • BronzeLincolns

    good for them..

  • Ben Edwards

    If you’re using Vine to satisfy your porno needs then you’ve probably got bigger problems to think about than them banning explicit content.

    • http://tsurufoto.com/ Aaron Tsuru

      No. People in the business of being sexually explicit were using vine to promote themselves or their sites. Things like suicide girls, etc. See a few seconds, join the site, see a lot more. Business 101.

  • blest

    Vine is cockblocking now

  • MITM

    This is disappointing

  • The Credible Hulk

    Good so sick of stupid viral twerk videos

    • toomuchgame441

      Those aren’t going anywhere

  • Sam LeCavalier

    Uninstall

  • Pkmmte
  • Delmar

    Damn those nazi’s at vine

  • toomuchgame441

    At least my phone won’t be sticky anymore…

  • Rdfry

    Nope I like my porn to last longer.

  • J Cav the Great

    I just watch the compilations when they come out on World Star Hip Hop…damn no more WSHH After Dark…….

  • David Narada Brown

    do it for the vine!
    I aint gone do it!
    do it for the vine!
    I aint gone do It!
    do it for the vine!
    THEY WONT LET ME DO IT!
    in short this is another youtube with shorter videos!

  • Phaz0n

    I wonder how many of those 1% of users affected flow into the Phandroid fan base :P

  • PhishyKris

    say goodbye to Vine and hello to 100 other XXX apps just like it

    • REVS

      pheed is the newest lol

  • REVS

    rip vine …everyone already jumping on to pheed lol

  • wright585

    #softamerica

  • crocop24

    They still allow artistic nudity tho….inb4 a midget bangs a milf in black and white

  • http://bamaredwingsfan.blogspot.com/ JH

    Boo

  • JBrowne1012

    Why must every company ban sex? Sex sells… Make ratings and verify age stop the censorship