Vine 2 Will Be More Inclusive Thanks To This Small But Important New Feature

19 January 2018, 16:39

V2 gender pronouns
V2 gender pronouns. Picture: Twitter
Benedict Townsend

By Benedict Townsend

Vine 2 is really shaping up nicely

Vine 2 creator Dom Hofmann seems to be on a bit of a roll. As well as announcing that Vine 2 will not only exist but will be deliberately kept free from the kind of toxicity that has thoroughly ruined other social media sites, he has now announced that the app will address the user's pronoun preference:

Why is this a big deal?

This is a big deal for many reasons. First, it shows a certain respect by Dom for his users, which is always nice. Second, although it is a very simple feature, it is one that almost no social media sites or apps actually have. This means that although it is only a small feature to include, it is nonetheless trailblazing in its implementation.

If you still don't get what the fuss is all about, Dom has an answer for you: