Vine Will Now Host Brand New 'Peanuts' Stop Motion Comics [THE BRIEF]

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Pretty soon, Vine will be used as a platform for 12 “Peanuts” stop motion, 6-second comics. Khoa Phan’s Vine animations got the attention of Peanuts Worldwide, and the company reached out to him for a deal. “The Khoa Phan-Vine deal is part of a larger strategy we’ve had in place for Peanuts for several years — which is to continue to make Snoopy relevant with the young and hip crowd,” Cory Cole, social media director for Peanuts, told Mashable. Vine has already been used as a means to recreate the baseball card (for PlayStation), so comics are a logical next step.

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