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Twitter has bought the microblogging service Posterous and will be running it as an adjunct to its main client – for the time being, at least. "This team has built an innovative product that makes sharing across the web and mobile devices simple – a goal we share," said Twitter in a statement. "Posterous engineers, product …


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  1. Rentaguru

    when there is one twitter user

    not entirely up there own arse then I will accept this is news but so far as I can see twitter is just apple with worse fanbois

    1. Anonymous Coward

      Re: when there is one twitter user

      My wife uses Twitter in conjunction with promotion for her writing. Could you please tell me of whom she is a fanboi?

  2. pfischer

    back up!

    Backup your Posterous Spaces NOW - if you have a Mac!

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward


    ... moved from Wordpress to Posterous last year.

    Looks like I'll have to move on again at some point.

    Not that I blog much to be honest.

    1. Audrey S. Thackeray

      Re: Annoyed...

      Out of interest why did you move from Wordpress?

  4. SonOfOdin

    Not the original poster...

    ...but I moved to Posterous from WordPress because I was tired of constantly managing updates and comments when I only posted maybe one blog entry a month.

    I've never been a fan of, so I guess I'll be checking out Blogger or Tumblr.

  5. Anonymous Coward


    ...Twitter has always been preposterous, and since this acquisition, it will also be post-Posterous.

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