posterous[Techtaffy Newsdesk]

Twitter is shutting down Posterous, a blogging platform it acquired last year.  The company will shut its spaces on April 30th,  “in order to focus 100% of our efforts on Twitter”, says founder and CEO of the company Sachin Agarwal.

If you want to move your site to another service, WordPress and Squarespace offer importers.

If you want to dowload your Posterous content:

1. Go to http://posterous.com/#backup.
Click to request a backup of your Space by clicking “Request Backup” next to your Space name.

2. When your backup is ready, you’ll receive an email.
Return to http://posterous.com/#backup to download a .zip file.