The popular URL-shortening company reportedly has raised a boatload of cash, which will most likely be used to develop new products like a viral search engine.
The link-shortening service launches an aptly named "bitmarks" feature. Get it?
Bitly has raised $14 million in a few years, and shrinks more than 8 billion Web addresses a month, but has never had a full-time CEO. Now technology vet Peter Stern gets the gig.
This post has been corrected from the original, in which it was stated that the yfrog arrangement was an exclusive deal. Bitly CEO John Borthwick now says, "If users like it other photo sites will be included."
URL shortener to add direct link to Imageshack's Twitter-friend image hosting service.
The social network blocks users from accessing or posting NBC links after the TV network was hacked today.
New service will automatically abbreviate URLS of any length to 19 characters when users compose tweets in the Tweet box.
The link-shortening service was down for a while last night, but is now operating normally.
It was costly and not worth the effort to compete with Twitter fave Bitly, according to a post by parent company Nambu Networks.
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