Back in March we reported on Twitter’s buyout of popular blogging platform Posterous – the move was an “acquihire” from Twitter, who announced that “Posterous engineers, product managers and others will join our teams working on several key initiatives that will make Twitter even better”.

Twitter also told users who would like to back up their content or move their posts to another service that “clear instructions for doing so” would be provided “in the coming weeks”.

Well, eight months later, you can now finally export your Posterous content to somewhere else. And we really recommend that you do.

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