Posthaven Launches In Public Beta, Has Saved 850K Posts Since Posterous Announced Its Shutdown Date Of April 30th
Once Twitter acquired Posterous, we knew that it was going to shut down at some point, as there was no way that the micro-blogging service would support a fully-featured alternative platform. Once we found out the date it was shutting down, then things felt real. If you were using Posterous to post pictures, video or random thoughts, you’d have to find somewhere else to put them. That somewhere else was Posthaven, set up by Posterous co-founders Garry Tan and Brett Gibson. The day that Posterous and Twitter announced the shutdown date, Posthaven jumped into action. At the time, Tan told me that the timing was completely serendipitous, as he had no insight as to when the decision would be made to shut down shop. Immediately, the service signed people up without even fully launching, even having problems handling the traffic at times. Today, Posthaven is launching its public beta and is available to anyone would would like to pay $5 a month to host their Posterous data, forever. Yes, Tan ...
Posterous Will Shut Down On April 30th, Co-Founder Garry Tan Launches Posthaven To Save Your Sites
It was just a matter of time before Twitter shut the blogging platform Posterous down, after acquiring the company last March. The team had already been folded into the flock, but this means that nobody has to worry about pesky service interruptions of keeping the service’s diminishing number of users happy. The site will be shutting down on April 30th, but it’s not a completely sad story. Have no fear, Posterous co-founder Garry Tan is coming to the rescue with a new site called Posthaven, which he promises will never shut down. Here’s what Tan had to say about the launch when we spoke to him: I’m teaming up with another cofounder of Posterous, Brett Gibson, and we are taking a pledge to keeping the URLs online forever. It’s $5 a month and will have all of the ease of use and power of Posterous. It’s just the two of us and we’re coding it in our bedrooms right now. Tan tells us that Posthaven will never accept funding and will be available to its users “forever.” Here’s ...
We’re Live From CES With Samsung, Sony, And LG
And so it begins. Another year of CES madness, obsession, and viral infection has rolled around yet again, and today marks the beginning of a very exciting week. Our coverage is deep and wide like the fountain of youth, but topping it all off like a deliciously juicy cherry is our live streaming coverage of the showroom floors. And it's all for you, so feel free to chat with us, ask questions, or give directions using the #CESCrunch hashtag on Twitter.
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