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Study Claims 61% of URL Shorteners Are Dead Study Claims 61% of URL Shorteners Are Dead
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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 …

Database Maintenance for Bit.ly Tonight

Twitter’s favorite URL shortener, Bit.ly, updated their official blog warning users of unscheduled database maintenance that will take place tonight between the hours of 1 – 3 AM EST. No downtime is expected and all links should redirect properly, but during the maintenance you’ll be unable to generate new links and view stats.

WordPress.com Launches WP.me – URL Shortener
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If you’re a blogger with WordPress.com, you’ll be happy to learn that you now have the capability to shorten your URL’s within Wordpress.com with the new WP.me service. You can see an example of a WP.me link below.

Original
http://en.blog.wordpress.com/2009/08/14/shorten/

Shortend Version
http://wp.me/sf2B5-shorten