Twitter confirmed earlier this week that they will be closing down Posterous by the end of April, the blogging and note-sharing service was originally launched last year, and allowed users to post blogs to their Spaces via email, after which they added photo and note sharing alongside it.

Shortly after which Twitter acquired the company in March 2012 for an undisclosed fee, vowing to keep the Posterous team working autonomously  they have now confirmed they will be shutting down the service and its mobile apps in a statement posted to their company blog.

Within which Posterous founder and CEO Sachin Agarwal, said this was to allow the Posterous team to focus on its work with other Twitter projects, and continued to say, “Posterous launched in 2008. Our mission was to make it easier to share photos and connect with your social networks. Since joining Twitter almost one year ago, we’ve been able to continue that journey, building features to help you discover and share what’s happening in the world – on an even larger scale.”

“On April 30, we will turn off 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 and over the next couple months until April 30th, you can download all of your Posterous Spaces including your photos, videos, and documents.”

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Source: Posterous Blog

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