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Twitter kills Posterous

Feb 23rd, 2013 | By
Twitter kills Posterous

When micro-blogging giant Twitter bought mini-blogging Posterous last year, the news was received with mixed feelings. Early on, there were suspicions that Twitter was going to kill Posterous. For reasons unknown actually, as Posterous was not a Twitter, but rather a Tumblr competitor. So 12 months down the road, Posterous’ death has been announced: As (…)

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Is blogging still fun?

Aug 9th, 2010 | By
Is blogging still fun?

I am not sure how often I feel like walking a road, ending up somewhere at a hurdle. And then I look around me and think “How did I end up here?”. I mean this “blogging thing” is great. It gives the power to distribute information “to the masses”. Being an anti-authoritarian at heart, I (…)

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Automatic mobile themes for your blogs

Jun 6th, 2010 | By
Automatic mobile themes for your blogs

More and more people browse blogs from their mobile devices. While you can view any website from your iPhone or Blackberry, the pages will appear with a very small font, and the whole thing will look very cramped, unless if the website supports a mobile theme. Only then, the site will appear suitable for easy (…)

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Posterous for mobile devices

May 16th, 2010 | By
Posterous for mobile devices

I wrote before about Posterous, the plain-vanilla blogplatform I use mainly as alternative to Twitpic on one of my blogsites “Shot From the Hip: I take a picture with my iPhone, and mail it to my Posterous account with the subject as the title. Less than a minute later, the post appears. Including the location (…)

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Posterous as an alternative for TwitPic

Dec 9th, 2009 | By
Posterous as an alternative for TwitPic

Update: In 2012, Twitter bought Posterous, and killed it one year later. I am now using Tumblr as an alternative. Works just as good. Until one of the big boys will buy Tumblr of course… One of the great many things one can use Twitter for, is to share pictures “on-the-fly” with your social community: (…)

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