Twitter Has Acquired Posterous, Space Will Remain Up

Posted on Mar 13 2012 - 5:40am by Editorial Staff

Blogging platform which was started back in 2008, and funded by Y Combinator Posterous has announced that it has been acquired by world’s largest micro-blogging site Twitter. Over the acquired stage, Posterous several engineers, product managers and other – total of 36 peeps will join the Twitter team.

Twitter in its announcement through the blog post:

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.

Posterous Spaces will remain up and running without disruption. We’ll give users ample notice if we make any changes to the service. For users who would like to back up their content or move to another service, we’ll share clear instructions for doing so in the coming weeks.

Posterous says:

The opportunities in front of Twitter are exciting, and we couldn’t be happier about bringing our team’s expertise to a product that reaches hundreds of millions of users around the globe. Plus, the people at Twitter are genuinely nice folks who share our vision for making sharing simpler.

Posterous Spaces will remain up and running without disruption. We’ll give users ample notice if we make any changes to the service. For users who would like to back up their content or move to another service, we’ll share clear instructions for doing so in the coming weeks.

 

So far there is no clear vision that what Twitter will do with the acquisition it has made, but since the Twitter is a world that is defined as of “140 characters” formula, the new platform will create a more prosperous things happened for the micro-blogging giant. In whatever the way, an order to hire the top talent or build a specific project, Twitter has its wings on.

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