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Why Twitter bought Posterous
More info from CNN
henry0

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Msg#: 4429464 posted 12:44 pm on Mar 15, 2012 (gmt 0)

Excerpt:
When Twitter buys a startup, it's often after the company's staff, not its product -- which makes Twitter's latest takeover one of its most intriguing. Twitter announced late Monday that it has acquired blogging platform Posterous.

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rookiecrd1

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Msg#: 4429464 posted 2:57 pm on Mar 22, 2012 (gmt 0)

Google and Facebook do the same thing all the time. Talent is what they are after in many of these smaller acquisitions. Likely Twitter will put these users to work on other projects.

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Msg#: 4429464 posted 4:13 pm on Mar 22, 2012 (gmt 0)

It could also mean going above the 140 char actual limit.

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