With the introduction of Vine and the subsequent Instagram update, abbreviated video sharing has come to the masses, to be experimented with in an unprecedented way.
While both video-sharing apps have their own set of restrictions (length, size), it's never suffocating and actually makes you be more creative than you would with full length videos. That being said, one feature that I'm not particularly keen on is the recording process of both apps.
In order to record video, you have to press and hold down somewhere in the viewfinder (Vine) or press and hold the record button (Instagram). What... more