Twitter _ @stevegarfield: Link will appear shortened NOT, a photo by stevegarfield on Flickr.
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.