What the Death of TwitPic Says About the Fragility of the Web | WIRED
TwitPic will soon shut down, and apparently, the site’s owners are resisting efforts to move its vast digital archive elsewhere. It’s yet another cautionary tale of the modern web. We use our web services as if they will always be there, as if we can always go back to them. But that’s not always the case. Web services die—and sometimes you can’t save what they hold.