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February 17, 2013
Posterous, the micro blog and social network acquired by Twitter, will be shutting down on April 30. CEO and Founder Sachin Agarwal has stated that while they have made it easier for people to share their thoughts and images, they will now do that 100% via Twitter.
May 08, 2012
With more and more companies and products falling prey to acqui-hires, some important questions must be asked: Why purchase a profitable, marketable service just to shut it down? Who holds the responsibility towards the existing users who are left behind? And how does this acquisition pattern affect the relationship between start-ups and potential users?
December 20, 2009
In the past couple of days, I have been wondering what would be a more effective way to post my videos, pictures and links to Twitter without going through the trouble of visiting multiple sites to do the same action. After a short Google search, I was recommended the use of Posterous to solve the...
September 16, 2009
Is your blog broad enough? Despite all the hoopla and teeth gnashing about micro-blogging like Twitter, and medium-blogging like Posterous, the good old blog isn't going anywhere. For many social media objectives, the blog just works better. It's more searchable, more convincing, and more flexible...
September 01, 2009
Co-founder of Posterous , Garry Tan tweeted “ If Posterous sustains current growth rate through Sept 2013, our user base will exceed the population of the Earth! ” Earth population? “ That's preposterous ,” replied Paul Moss. No matter how hairy the audacious projection is, let's use it to take a...
August 05, 2009
I remember when blogging was much less "long form" and much more extemporaneous. I called it "shoot from the hip, speak from the heart" kind of publishing. Literally, you could have one post that was a quick hit of little more than a paragraph or two sitting above or below a well-researched essay...
July 30, 2009
Anything that persuades Steve Rubel to stop blogging must be worth a try. So over I tootled to Posterous and got myself an account, in fact I got two. One for me as Ed Richardson and one for Digital Signals. What is Posterous and what's all the fuss about? Posterous is a new social media platform...