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    A look at social video options

    A host of apps let you shoot video clips and share them with friends on social networks like Facebook and Twitter.

    Socialcam

    Apple iOS and Google Android

    Shoots videos of unlimited length; offers special effects and soundtrack options.

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    Apple iOS and Google Android

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    Shoots 15-second video clips; provides tools to add visual effects and music soundtrack

    Vine

    Apple iOS only

    Ultra-simple service offers six-second clips, with no special effects or soundtrack options.

    Tout

    Apple iOS and Google Android

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    Shoots 15-second videos; no special effects or soundtrack options.

    Klip

    Apple iOS and Google Android

    Produces video clips up to three minutes long. No special effects or soundtrack options.