Twitter Closing Posterous Blogging Platform


Twitter acquired Posterous, a popular blogging platform, about a year ago. This month, Posterous announced a complete shutting down of their site and mobile apps. Although at first this didn't seem like an acquisition based on the personel talent, it is now quite obvious that's exactly what it was. Posterous' CEO, Sachin Agarwal, is now a product manager at Twitter and his staff have been integrated as well. Agarwal graduated from Stanford, held a Senior Software Engineering Job at Apple and was CEO of a successful blogging platform - all in the past ten years! Agarwal is certainly a mover and shaker in the tech world and will help to keep things fresh at Twitter.

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Posterous has given their users plenty of notice of the pending shutdown. Users were first alerted December 2012 that the end was near and they have until April 30th, 2013 to save their content. Posterous staff has made it very simple to backup your content, just visit their Web site for more information.

Both WordPress and Squarespace have positioned themselves for the flood of new users. WordPress is the more likely of the two, as it is a free platform like Posterous. However, Squarespace didn't hesitate to offer up their services via tweet, see below.

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If you are a Posterous user and want to migrate your content to a new blogging platform:

  1. Export Your Data
  2. Import Your Data To WordPress
    OR
    Import Your Data to Squarespace
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