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Why Twitter bought Posterous

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12:44 pm on Mar 15, 2012 (gmt 0)

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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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2:57 pm on Mar 22, 2012 (gmt 0)

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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.
4:13 pm on Mar 22, 2012 (gmt 0)

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