Twitter Buys Bagcheck

Bagcheck, a site where consumers can list and discuss their favorite personal gear and other products, has been purchased by San Francisco-based social media giant Twitter, according to a blog post on the Bagcheck site. Bagcheck co-founder and Yahoo alum Sam Pullara has joined Twitter’s enginering team and will continue to maintain the Bagcheck site, at least for now, according to the post. Co-founder Luke Wroblewski has not joined Twitter. Bagcheck raised venture funding from Sutter Hill Ventures and Morado Ventures as well as individual investors Jonathan Katzman and Peter Fenton.

Wade Roush is a freelance science and technology journalist and the producer and host of the podcast Soonish. Follow @soonishpodcast

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