Wednesday, February 08, 2012

Twitter: Link will appear shortened NOT

When you write a twitter post and include a link, a message at the bottom appears saying, "Link will appear shortened."

Guess what? It doesn't.

Twitter is making us all look bad with a confusing user interface.

When are links shortened?

When do they display as shortened URL's?

I have NO IDEA.

Here's the tweet with the supposed shortened link:

The problem is that when you hover over it, you can see the shortened link in your browser's status bar, but it's displaying as a regular link.

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