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Posts Tagged ‘URL’

Twitter.com Is Now 5X Faster (And URLs Are Shorter, Too)

Twitter’s engineering team has been hard at work behind the scenes these past few months, making Twitter.com faster and more streamlined.
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Overheard: Twitter To Remove Hashbangs From Its URLs

Update: Dan Webb has noted that Twitter will still support the old URLs with the hashbangs once the change has been made

A Twitter front end engineer has confirmed that the company is actively working on removing hashbangs, or “/#!/”, from their URLs.
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The Easiest Way To See If The Link You’re About To Retweet Is Old News

We’ve all felt that sinking feeling when we share what we think is a new, exciting link only to have our followers tweet back to us “LAME! We saw that six months ago. Get in the game.”

It hurts to be out of the loop, but it’s hard to stay in it with the lightening fast speed of social media sharing making even a link shared 24 hours ago seem old.

If your biggest nightmare is being behind the times, there’s a website that will take all of the anxiety out of not knowing whether you’re committing social media suicide by sharing an old link, and it’s ultra-easy to use, too.
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TweetReach Now Has Free Accounts To Help You Measure How Far Your Tweet Traveled

TweetReach wants to help you answer the question “How far did my tweet travel?” They enable users to determine the reach and exposure of any Twitter username, hashtag, URL or keyword phrase.

If you’re interested in monitoring a Twitter campaign, evaluating the “stickiness” of your tweets or just seeing how effective you are at tweeting, you will want to log on to TweetReach and experiment with their newly minted free accounts – perfect for dipping your toes into Twitter analytics.
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Find Out Which Influencers Retweeted You

Influencers. The buzz-word since Twitter’s inception. Those elusive people who seem to know what’s trending before it hits the trending topics, and those who sway the opinions and interests of thousands.

If you’ve ever wanted to figure out just how many of these powerful Twitter users you’re actually reaching, you’ll want to pay attention. There’s a new tool from HubSpot which will show you which influencers retweeted a link you sent out, effectively allowing you to discover (and maybe even reward) your content’s biggest fans.
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Bit.ly Pro Is Now Free! Get Your Custom Short Domain Today

If you’ve ever wanted a vanity URL – like imthebe.st or cut.ie – to share your links on Twitter now’s your chance. Bit.ly, the most popular URL shortener out there, has just opened up its Bit.ly Pro offerings to everyone, free of charge. And that means that you can grab your own custom domain (and domain tracker) and hook it up to Bit.ly to strut your Twitter stuff.
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