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Twitter-Owned Posterous Will Close On April 30 (So Here’s How To Move Your Content)

Are you still using Posterous, the once-popular blogging platform that was acquired by Twitter in March of last year?

Even after we told you that the inevitable risk of closure meant that it was a really good idea to export your Posterous posts and start using another blogging platform back in December? And how Posterous had stopped accepting new sign-ups last month (which is and always has been startup shorthand for “KILL… ME…”)?

Well, you’re tenacious, we’ll give you that. But time is running out. Posterous have announced that they’re closing their blogging service for good on April 30, 2013, which means you have a little over two months to get your content off there and on to somewhere else.

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Twitter-Owned Posterous Is No Longer Accepting New Sign-Ups

Are you still using Posterous, the once-popular blogging platform that as acquired by Twitter in March of last year? Well, heads up, as Posterous has stopped accepting new sign-ups, which could mean that the service might be on its last legs.

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Even If Twitter ISN’T Killing Off Posterous, It Certainly Doesn’t Seem To Care About It

You know that Twitter owns Posterous now, yet you continue to blog there because you’re a risk taker or possibly a hardcore platform devotee, or maybe you just really like the name “posterous.”

Regardless of why you stay, you obviously ignored our warnings to move (is the point).

Well, like it or not, you should really listen to us this time and consider moving elsewhere because Posterous doesn’t seem to be high on anyone’s priority list at Twitter right now and that can’t be good.

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A History Of Twitter’s Acquisitions

Over the past six years, Twitter has acquired no less than 19 companies. Some acquisitions, like TweetDeck, made a huge splash in the Twitter-related news-sphere, while others were more quietly done.

Here’s a look at Twitter’s acquisition history from 2008 to today.
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