Vine embeds were crashing Chrome across the web (but it’s OK now)

By Lance Ulanoff


Update (5:17 PM ET): Vine reports that the bug has has been fixed. Vine searches on now work and embeds appear to be working, as well.


It’s not you, it’s them: Embedded Vine videos are crashing your Chrome browser.

As of 4:40 p.m. ET, Mashable has discovered — and other users are reporting on Twitter — that any webpages with embedded Vines (those six-second videos you know and love) are leading the Chrome browser to refuse to load the page and throw up an “Aww, snap” page instead.

The problem may be even more widespread. When we tried to search the word “Vine” on itself, we got the same error page, indicating that Twitter itself cannot successfully load embedded Vines in Chrome. (Twitter owns Vine.) …

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