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link-shortening

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Twitter launches automatic link shortening

This report misrepresented how the character count functions with the new URL shortener.

By June 7, 2011

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This Day in Tech: Twitter adds link shortening; iOS 5 beta jailbroken in a day

Too busy to keep up with the tech news? Here are some of the more interesting stories from CNET for Tuesday, June 7.

By June 7, 2011

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Twitter launches automatic link shortening

New service will automatically abbreviate URLS of any length to 19 characters when users compose tweets in the Tweet box.

By June 7, 2011

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MySpace link shortener makes early inroads on Twitter

In its first week, MySpace has captured the second spot for the most popular link-shortening services on Twitter. It's trailing behind Bitly, Twitter's default link-shortening program.

By September 28, 2009

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Create a GIF of your desktop using CloudApp

The most recent update to a popular file-sharing, link-shortening service among OS X users added a brilliant feature.

By August 28, 2014

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Bitly users’ account credentials possibly compromised

The link-shortening service issues an “urgent security update” saying that it has disconnected users’ Facebook and Twitter accounts because of a probable breach.

By May 8, 2014

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Shorten, track URLs on Android with Google URL Shortener

Google has released an Android app to help you shorten URLs and provide insight as to who is clicking your links.

By March 4, 2014

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Fix 'Connection to Twitter failed' when tweeting from OS X

Receiving an error message when attempting to tweet a URL using OS X's built-in Twitter integration? Here's how to fix it.

By March 21, 2013

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Tweeting gets harder: Chalk up two more lost characters

Twitter is making changes that will extend URL link wrappers by two characters, meaning that the 140-character limit will get a bit tighter.

By December 6, 2012

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Bitly moves into the bookmarking biz, aiming to stay relevant

The link-shortening service launches an aptly named "bitmarks" feature. Get it?

By May 29, 2012