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Vine porn searches restricted by Twitter (VIDEO)

Twitter Vine porn searches were restricted following concerns over sexually explicit clips on the video sharing service.

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A screengrab from Vine, Twitter's new video sharing service. (Twitter/Courtesy)

Looking for some naughty bits on Twitter's new video sharing service? You may be out of luck.

The social network began restricting Vine porn searches Tuesday amid concerns over sexually explicit clips.

Searches for hashtags like #porn, #sex and #nsfw that had turned up lascivious videos now return no results, The Telegraph reported.

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Twitter also appeared to have deleted X-rated Vine accounts like NSFWVine, the account behind a porn video mistakenly promoted Monday, according to The Guardian.

The six-second graphic sex clip was made "editor's pick" by the new Twitter app, quickly sparking criticism from tech bloggers and users alike.

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Twitter said the video appeared due to an employee error and was quickly removed.

Launched just last week, Vine is still available for free for Apple iPhones and iPads, although it was quietly removed from the app store's editor's picks section late Monday, according to The Guardian.

It has been among the most popular free apps in Apple's app store since its release, according to CNN.

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