Bitly URL shortening service has introduced “link insights” feature for its registered users which shows life of links saved on its service. If you’ve saved a link on your Bitly account the service then shows insights for that link with details like “are you the first person to save this link? Was the link popular in the past? Is anyone else clicking this link right now? “

bitly Insight links feature launched

If you’ve published a blog post just right now and saved a link for it on bitly after pasting which then tells you’re the first person to save it. Bitly also lets you share that link on Twitter and Facebook sites directly from its site, for that you need to add your twitter and Facebook accounts to Bitly.

life of bitly link

bitly suggests to bring life to old bitly links by re-sharing them again.

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