In their attempt to liberate the twitterverse from having their images permanently hosted upon TwitPic which they announced earlier today.
A picture is worth 1,000 words. Or 3 tweets, 2 blog posts and 4 status updates. Which is why it’s important to keep your photos in a place that truly belongs to you.
We’ve had numerous users ask us to help them find a new home for their photos, and today we are announcing new tools to help move your photos from TwitPic to Posterous.
With Posterous, not only can you customize the look and feel of your site, you can also manage all your comments in one place. (Official Posterous Blog)
Unlike Ning, Xanga, Vox and Tumblr who all for the most part publicly ignored Posterous’s public challenge, TwitPic fired back by blocking Posterous’s servers from importing any more images off of the once favored tweet picture site (at least it will be when news of this spreads). [Read more…]