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Twitter Employees Respond To Instagram Video

It’s getting a little snarky in here.

1. Compliments, but with a few thinly veiled shots thrown in. Here’s Twitter’s outgoing director of product, Ryan Sarver:

2. Video load burn…


Aaron Moy

@AaronMoy

.@instagram if you’re going to make a big announcement like this, you should at least make sure your “debut video” loads.

3. Engineering manager, Tim Wilkinson:


Tim Wilkinson

@timw

Yes folks, 9 more seconds of video. Silicon Valley has still got it. #solvingTheHardProblems


Misha Lushin

@MishaL

Instavine!

6. Instavine? Yawn.

7. “15 seconds of regret”

A little too much hyperbole in the statements for my taste: "Cinema will change video forever". Video stabilization isn't new to the world.

— Ryan Sarver (@rsarver)

Ryan Sarver

@rsarver

A little too much hyperbole in the statements for my taste: “Cinema will change video forever”. Video stabilization isn’t new to the world.

9. Not everyone was bitter though…because, you know, competition!

Today is an example of how the tech industry works: Someone comes up w/ an idea, then everyone iterates on it. I'd say that's a good thing.

— Este�f1 (@esten)

Este�f1

@esten

Today is an example of how the tech industry works: Someone comes up w/ an idea, then everyone iterates on it. I’d say that’s a good thing.

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Charlie Warzel is a senior writer for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York. Warzel reports on and writes about the intersection of tech and culture.
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