Think of the most hilarious Vine video you’ve ever seen. Now kiss it goodbye — from your phone at least. Vine announced Thursday that its app would be discontinued, meaning many of us have lost our favorite workday time-waster. Although Vine videos will still be available through the website, it made us wonder: What other social media sites have crashed and burned? Here are a few we found.
Twitter’s vine app has been responsible for countless laughs since its creation in 2013. Due to technical difficulties, the app is being discontinued, but you can still get your LOLZ from the website online.
Digg was once a successful news aggregator, but those days are gone. Digg couldn’t keep up with the rising social media networks.
Created in 2002, Friendster is often called the grandfather of social networks. The pioneer site was overtaken by MySpace.
Speaking of MySpace, who wasn’t on MySpace from 2004 to 2007? The social media network pretty much died when Facebook came along.
OK, Google+ hasn’t technically failed. But it just can’t seem to catch on.
The Google-owned site Orkut was super-popular in India and Brazil, but never really caught on in the U.S.
Remember when everyone kept sending you Ello requests two years ago? Created in 2014, it was billed as the anti-Facebook, but never really gained traction.
ITunes’ Ping was supposed to usher in a new era of music-based networking. The project was too heavily regulated and was, in all honesty, unnecessary.
Napster, first launched in 1999, was everyone’s favorite way to get free music back in the day. But legal woes caused them to shut down, though they have since been reborn as Rhapsody.
The Hub was created by Walmart and aimed at kids. Need I say more?
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