bit.ly_logo is the default URL shortner for Twitter (Update: Not now, Twitter uses its own and for other popular desktop twitter clients like Tweetdeck which allows users to shorten the length of the URL, share that link and also track the stats generated for that link also. can be accessed through the website, a bookmarklet and browser sidebar. For each shortened link, user can know this information: who shared your links on twitter, locations of the users who accessed that link, and total number of clicks for that link.

Tracking links

1. One way to know real time traffic, referrer data, location and all number of clicks for shortened links is by signing up for a account, once account is created, user can track stats for all links.

2. Even if you don’t have a account, you can still find the number of clicks and other stats for a link

After a link has been shortened with, user need to add + at the end of link, for example running in the browser shows the stats for that shortened link.

Related: Track Short URL Clicks