I use my own URL shortener with the help of WordPress, WordTwit (a plugin). I bought a shortened version of my domain name (joebrooks.me - joeb.me) I get URLs that are like this http://joeb.me/hv ,as long as I keep up my own database the URLS will never fail.
On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 2:40 PM, Matt Terenzio<mteren...@gmail.com> wrote: > > Are the rules on whether a URL is automatically shortened or not > openly available anywhere? > > I was pushing a URL like this through the API: > > http://www.domain.com/story/1234567 > > and it is not shortened in the tweet. > > I decided to implement my own short URLs and started pushing this > through: > > http://go.domain.com/12xhf > > and it seemed like that caused it to be converted to a bit.ly URL > > Can that be true? >