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Twitter acquires microblogging service Posterous

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 13 Mar 2012 1:28

Twitter acquires microblogging service Posterous Twitter buys microblogging site.
Founded in 2008, the Posterous platform is popular due to its slick, simple interface. Twitter decided to bring some of that engineering, innovative and design talent onboard, announcing its acquisition via the company blog.

"Today we are welcoming a very talented group from Posterous to Twitter. This team has built an innovative product that makes sharing across the web and mobile devices simple?a goal we share. Posterous engineers, product managers and others will join our teams working on several key initiatives that will make Twitter even better," a blog post reads.

It also said that the service will will remain up and running without disruption and that users will be given ample notice if Twitter makes any changes.

Users looking to backup their content or move it to another service will be given clear instructions for doing that in the coming weeks.

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