Last year when twitter did not reach such mammoth proportions and shortening URL’s was not much in need TinyURL was the default URL shortener for Twitter. Then on July 14 2008 bit.ly was born and offered much more than what TinyURl offered and that included a very much shortened URL upto four characters and lot more anlaytics like how many clicked on the links and other statistics. Over the year more and more people began to use bit.ly over TinyURL and with Twitter real estate pegged at 140 words using bit.ly became inevitable and now bit.ly has become Twitter’s default URL shortener. the number of unique visitor’s are increasing at a rapid pace at the rate of 5000 in U.S.

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