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bit.ly

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Bit.ly back up and running following outage

The link-shortening service was down for a while last night, but is now operating normally.

By September 19, 2011

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Onboard the Startup Bus, let's bounce

One team rolling across the country to SXSW on a bus where start-up ideas are being developed, aims to create a "bit.ly for e-mail." The "Bouncr" team has already struck a deal for its first revenue.

By March 9, 2011

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Ep. 763: Where we tagger easy

In the midst of international turmoil, The 404 Podcast is your source for First World problems. So don't freak out yet, because Bit.Ly is in no danger of closure, the Robocop remake may still happen, cell phones don't cause cancer (hopefully), and you can now get weed from crowd-sourced coupon sites.

By February 23, 2011

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Ep. 1412: Don't kill the URL bar, Google!

Today in hot, fresh, buzzy news, don't panic: Libya can fire guns at protesters from helicopters, but it can't turn off all your bit.ly links. Phew, right? Also, even though the Motorola Xoom might not have Flash the day it comes out of the box, it'll have it within two weeks, so that's also a calm-down story. Plus, Amazon launches its Prime streaming service, Microsoft offers a Kinect SDK, and Apple might give a tiny little window of opportunity to Android tablets. Plus: save Chrome's URL bar! --Molly

By February 24, 2011

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Buzz Out Loud 1412: Don't kill the URL bar, Google! (podcast)

Today in hot, fresh, buzzy news, don't panic: Libya can fire guns at protesters from helicopters, but it can't turn off all your bit.ly links. Phew, right? Also, even though the Motorola Xoom might not have Flash the day it comes out of the box, it'll have it within two weeks, so that's also a calm-down story. Plus, Amazon launches its Prime streaming service, Microsoft offers a Kinect SDK, and Apple might give a tiny little window of opportunity to Android tablets. Plus: save Chrome's URL bar! --Molly

By February 22, 2011

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Libyan legal issue takes down URL shortener

Vb.ly, an URL shortener that didn't turn away risque Web addresses, falls victim to a judgment that it violated Libyan law. What's that mean for Bit.ly?

By October 6, 2010

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Twitter tests its own URL shortener

The microblogging service plans to wrap and abbreviate all links shared on the site in the same way other URL-shortening services such as Bit.ly do.

By June 8, 2010

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Bitly.tv serves up the Web's most linked videos

Popular URL shortener bit.ly debuts a new service, bitly.tv, which shows off the most-linked videos through their service.

By December 17, 2009

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Wordpress gets own URL shortener

Automattic eschews Bit.ly and the like, goes for custom shortener.

By August 20, 2009

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As the URL burns: The short-link soap opera

Tr.im creator Eric Woodward is bitter about Bit.ly, and not completely without cause.

By August 18, 2009