Autopsy Confirms: Vine Co-Founder Colin Kroll Died of Drug Overdose

It has been confirmed through autopsy that Colin Kroll, the co-founder of the now-defunct video sharing platform Vine, died of an accidental drug overdose in December. Kroll reportedly has a mixture of drugs in his system including cocaine, heroin, and fentanyl.

Vine, HQ Trivia cofounder dead at 34

CNN Money: Vine’s Dead. Is Twitter Next?

Twitter’s failure with Vine mirrors the broader struggles with Twitter itself. Despite being beloved by a loyal community of millions, Vine suffered from Twitter’s muddled product vision, inability to keep up with competitors and an unclear path to mainstream success.


Why Ryan Gosling Is Eating Cereal to Pay Tribute to Late Vine Star

In 2013, Scottish Vine sensation Ryan McHenry became famous for creating a series of wildly popular Internet memes that saw Hollywood A-lister Gosling refusing to eat cereal. That same year, McHenry was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, an aggressive form of bone cancer.

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