Last chance to save your Pownce data

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If you were one of the relatively few who frequented the Pownce social network, today is the last chance to save a copy of your data.

Pownce will be going offline today, and users of the service -- essentially Twitter with multimedia uploading -- have until the end of the day to use the export tool to take your profile with you. The settings page lets users make a copy of the Web-based messages and media, compatible with the Vox social network or blogging platforms, such as WordPress and TypePad.

Pownce co-founder and lead developer Leah Culver announced earlier this month that the website had been acquired by blogging tool Six Apart. Six Apart eased the minds of Pownce Pro users -- those who paid for an upgraded account -- by offering a free year’s subscription to TypePad.

Pownce isn’t the only Web tool that will be closing its doors soon. Values of N, the developer of e-mail reminder service Sandy, and personal notes Web app Stikkit, have joined the Twitter team.


Sandy and Stikkit will go offline on Friday. Users must use the data export tools (Sandy export and Stikkit export) before then.

-- Mark Milian