Agreed, this would make a lot of sense for Twitter to return,
especially as the link wrapping gets rolled out.

On Aug 6, 3:17 pm, Tom <> wrote:
> I agree - it would be nice to have this. Possibly as an entity?
> <>
> Tom
> On Aug 6, 6:35 pm, Brian Medendorp <> wrote:
> > I can see that twitter itself must be resolving any shortened URLs
> > somewhere, because if you search for a domain name (such as
> >, you get a bunch of results that don't seem to match until
> > you resolve the shortened URL in the tweet and see that it points to
> > the domain you searched for, which is fantastic!
> > However, I am wondering if there is any way to get those resolved URLs
> > from the API, or (better yet) if there is anyway that those URLs could
> > be exposed in the search results themselves. Currently, I am resolving
> > the URLs myself by requesting the URL and saving the resulting
> > location, but that starts to take a while when there are a lot of
> > results returned.

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