All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘bitly’

Moz Partners With Bitly For Click Tracking And Link Data

Bitly announced today that it will provide click tracking technology and inbound link data to Moz to help users better understand who is linking to websites and how relevant those links are. The data will use number and frequency of clicks to determine relevancy. Moz had been using Twitter link data to rank relevance, but Bitly’s will utilize Twitter as …

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Bitly Makes Saving and Shortening Links Easier

Bitly wants you to know they’ve been listening to your comments and concerns. Yesterday, they announced they will be making some changes and that it will now be quicker to save and shorten links. In fact, it takes place in one click. Here’s how they describe the upgrade on their blog site: “Now, when you paste a link into the …

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Bitly Redesign Angers Users

URL-shortening platform Bitly launched a redesign yesterday, sporting all sorts of new features. Bitly users can now: – Easily save, share and discover links — they’re called bitmarks, like bookmarks. – Instantly search your saved bitmarks. – Curate groups of bitmarks into bundles and collaborate on bundles with friends. – Make any bitmark or bundle private or public. – See …

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Bitly Launches Redesign

It was recently reported that URL shortening platform bitly has just raised $20 million in a round of funding, roughly double it garnered last time around. Bitly had been the default URL shortener on Twitter since 2009, replacing TinyURL, until Twitter introduced its own shortener called t.co in 2010. With the new funding, it was said that users should expect …

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Study Claims 61% of URL Shorteners Are Dead

A study by new URL shortener yi.tl claims that out of the 1002 different URL shorteners created in the past decade, 614 of them no longer exist. The company cites spam as the main reason for sites closing, though I’m sure that Google, Twitter, and Facebook using their own URL shorteners had plenty to do with the end of the …

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Bitly Raises $20 Million

URL shortening platform bitly has just raised $20 million in a round of funding, roughly double it garnered last time around. Bitly had been the default URL shortener on Twitter since 2009, replacing TinyURL, until Twitter introduced its own shortener called t.co in 2010. Investor Joshua Stylman mentioned to the Verge, “The link shortening has always been a bit of …

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