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TikTok make it stop

The Outline - 12 Oct 2018
The bowlcutted bros who basically ran the app the first time around, like Logan Paul, Cameron Dallas, and Curtis Lepore, are virtually absent in the retelling, and there is scarcely any Supreme merch on display. Instead, the platform's most memorable ...
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Where Have All The Viners Gone?

Entrepreneur - 24 May 2018
Vine paved the way for many of the world's most influential social media influencers, such as Logan Paul, Curtis Lepore, Amanda Cerny and King Bach. Yet in spite of all that momentum, Twitter decided to do away with the platform overnight, shocking ...
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The sharp rise and hard fall of Vine and its first star couple

The Daily Dot - 31 Dec 2016
“Babe, I'm pregnant,” a 20-year-old Jessi Smiles says as she rises from bed, looking down at her distended belly covered by a Miami Dolphins tee. A 30-year-old Curtis Lepore turns over, shifting his sleepy expression from the stomach to her face, and ...
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Vine Star Curtis Lepore Exits Rainn Wilson Comedy - 26 Oct 2014
“After much consideration, the decision was made with Curtis Lepore to mutually part ways on SoulPancake's television project featuring Vine stars,” Wlson wrote on his Facebook page Friday night. “We felt this was the best decision for everyone involved.
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The Six Seconds Between Love and Hate: A Vine Romance Gone Wrong - 21 May 2014
The guy in the photo is Curtis Lepore, a top 10 Viner, and Smiles' ex-boyfriend. Last summer, they became Vine's first reality stars, courting each other so publicly it was hard to believe it wasn't staged. As their online romance unfolded in daily ...
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Rainn Wilson Show Drops Vine Star Curtis Lepore After Outcry

Hollywood Reporter - 26 Oct 2014
Rainn Wilson's production company will no longer be working with a controversial Vine star. Wilson's SoulPancake has dropped Curtis Lepore from its in-development comedy series Hollywood and Vine after backlash over Lepore having been charged with ...
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Logan Paul and Creators Like Him Are White Male Privilege at Work - 06 Jan 2018
In 2014, another popular Viner Curtis Lepore was charged with raping his ex-girlfriend. (The rape charges were eventually dropped, and he pleaded guilty to felony assault.) Despite the controversy, Curtis's YouTube channel today has almost 800,000 ...
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Hilarious things happen when you give an egg to a dog

The Loop (blog) - 08 Feb 2018
One of the most beautiful parts about having a dog is that they'll make you laugh all the time — even when they're doing the most basic things. So it isn't surprising that dog owners have been eager to take on the new 'egg challenge' on social media ...
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When an 'Internet celebrity' romance ends in an accusation of rape

Al Jazeera America (blog) - 28 Jan 2014
Jessi Smiles and Curtis LePore represent a new breed of celebrity: the six-second video star. The platform on which they both made their names, Vine, made its debut in the app store one year ago. Its six-second video restriction apparently tickled a ...
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Do It for the Vine: Will Vine 2 Live Up to the Hype?

Study Breaks - 14 Dec 2017
Vine's original format included six-second videos with hilarious performances that captivated viewers, featuring the classic Peanut Butter Baby, Gavin, the death of Ms. Kesha, Jimmy Murrill's offensive remarks and the “Who is she?” girl, just to name a ...

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