Sunday, April 28, 2013

Posterous is getting closed - 2 days to exit... or loose data.

Posterous launched in 2008. It delivered its promise of making creation of posts easy and even beautifull. And this journey has now ended as expected. Twitter is notorious for buying and killing products. I am unsure if its a great strategy. But if you are sitting on a pile cash it doesnt matter. Luckily I stopped posting on Posterous when Twitter bought it. I shifted to Blogger. Today Posterous has communicated to me that I have 2 days to migrate my old posts out of Posterous. Maybe a bit too less, but you cant expect much from a team that has shifted to Twitter. "On April 30th, we will turn off posterous.com and our mobile apps in order to focus 100% of our efforts on Twitter. This means that as of April 30, Posterous Spaces will no longer be available either to view or to edit. Right now, you can download all of your Posterous Spaces including your photos, videos, and documents."

Here are the steps:
"We’d like to thank the millions of Posterous users who have supported us on our incredible journey. We hope to provide you with as easy a transition as possible, and look forward to seeing you on Twitter. Thank you," Sachin Agarwal, Founder and CEO.

We are shifting
http://adayinthelifeofanindian.posterous.com/ to www.dayinlife.info
http://innovativeboard.posterous.com/ has been shited to  www.innovativeboard.com
http://plink.posterous.com/ has got merged into www.innovativeboard.com and www.dayinlife.info
http://playandthink.posterous.com/ has got shifted to www.innovativeboard.com