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New iPhone app 'stitches together' footage taken from different people at the same location.

This article titled “Vyclone video app aims to out-social Viddy and Socialcam” was written by Stuart Dredge, for guardian.co.uk on Friday 18th May 2012 09.59 UTC

Video-sharing apps are all the rage in Silicon Valley in 2012. Well, two are. Viddy raised $30m in mid-May as it passed 27m users, then signed up Justin Bieber, while rival Socialcam has 51.5m monthly active users.

Facebook’s desire to pay $1bn to buy photo-sharing app Instagram has focused attention on Viddy and Socialcam, with both having been labelled ‘the Instagram of video’ and tipped for similar big-money exits. Yet a new app called Vyclone might just trump them both.

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