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Colin Kroll, one of Vine’s founding employees and current leader of the Twitter-owned video sharing startup, plans to leave his position as general manager and assume an advisory position, according to a tweet he posted on Friday. Twitter declined further comment on the departure, but told Re/code the product and engineering teams at Vine will now report to Twitter’s product and engineering organizations, respectively. Just a few months ago, co-founder Dom Hoffmann also left his lead role at Vine and moved into an advisory position.