This report misrepresented how the character count functions with the new URL shortener.
Too busy to keep up with the tech news? Here are some of the more interesting stories from CNET for Tuesday, June 7.
New service will automatically abbreviate URLS of any length to 19 characters when users compose tweets in the Tweet box.
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.
The most recent update to a popular file-sharing, link-shortening service among OS X users added a brilliant feature.
The link-shortening service issues an “urgent security update” saying that it has disconnected users’ Facebook and Twitter accounts because of a probable breach.
The link-shortening service launches an aptly named "bitmarks" feature. Get it?
The link-shortening service was down for a while last night, but is now operating normally.
Google just launched its own link-shortening service, which could mean big things for the company's ad business and analytics tools. And Microsoft is getting heat from microblogging site Plurk.
Launch of a new link shortening service shines a light on shortener policies.