Survival of internet technology is pretty much Darwinian—only the fittest survive. But sometimes the demise of technology is brought about by abuse of spammers. And so goes the fate of URL shorteners, those once popular tools for spreading links on social media sites and other areas of the internet. A new study conducted by yi.tl [...]June 9th, 2012 by Anthony West
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Bit.ly seems to have joined the fortune-telling business. At least that’s what tech experts have been saying with the announcement by Bit.ly of its new enterprise reputation tracking system. Built on Bit.ly’s search platform, the tracking system will allow for the prediction of which pages will eventually become popular, thus giving its customers the insights [...]October 19th, 2011 by Anthony West
Summer 2011 is fast becoming the “summer of deep pockets”. Everybody who has a modicum of cash to spare seems bent on spending it. Now even Bit.ly has joined the fray. What’s going on? Experts are scratching their head with the announcement that Bit.ly has acquired the popular RSS publishing tool, Twitterfeed. It’s not the [...]August 11th, 2011 by Anthony West