Twitter Automatic Link Shortening Service Launched

Twitter LogoSharing links on is now simple and instant. Yes!! Twitter launched automatic link shortening on No need of using external url shortners any more. Just paste a link of any length into the Tweet box on After you have composed your Tweet and you hit the “Tweet” button, twitter will shorten the link so that it only takes up 19 characters.

Since twitter shows a shortened version of the original link, people will know which site the link points to. This service also increases security. If users click links that are reported as malicious, twitter direct them to a page that warns them. Users can continue using your favourite third party url shortening tools too.

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