Surpasses As The Default URL Shortener For

When using Twitter it’s almost inevitable that you will need to use a URL shortening service at some point when posting web links, The most used and recognized link shortener until recently has been however has now overtaken as the tweeters top choice of all the URL shortening services being used on Twitter.

According to statistics from has now surpassed as the top choice to shorten web links on Twitter.

Most of the URLs that flow through Twitter are shortened using one of many URL shortening services. Tweetmeme processes these, expanding them to their original long-URL. The following is a breakdown of the top 5 URL shortener’s that were used in the last 24 hours.


As you can see from the statistics above now leads by 12.03% of all the URLS shortened on Twitter.

Your guess is as good as ours as to how these Short URL services can monetize their product but both Tinyurl and are proving highly popular services. Which URL shortener do you use and why?

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Author: Lincoln on May 24th, 2009

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  1. Amir Khan says:

    I use because of the click stats

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