I am seeing the issue with awe.sm links. It seems unlikely, but my
theory is that Twitter isn't unwrapping *all* redirect links to
attribute to the count, only those on certain domains.


Anyone have any info on this?

On Aug 16, 5:13 am, Tom van der Woerdt <i...@tvdw.eu> wrote:
> On 8/16/10 2:05 PM, artesea wrote:
> > On my website I have added the Twitter Button and I want it to use my
> > own customer short URL. However I'm finding it never counts the number
> > of search results.
> > eg:
> >http://www.libdemvoice.org/office-of-the-public-guardian-finally-star...
> > hashttp://ldv.org.uk/20680as a shortlink
> > I'm using data-url withhttp://ldv.org.uk/20680and continuously get
> > back 0. Click on the zero and at the moment I get 4 search results.
> > I noticed that bit.ly mentioned an undocumented data-counturl, setting
> > this to the shortlink continues to bring up 0, however using the full
> > link I get 1, but as most people tweet our shortlink already I want
> > those numbers, and those using the full link are those RSS->Tweet
> > "people" who I don't really care about.
> > Is there any reason why using my custom short links we aren't getting
> > back any results?
> I have one theory and that is that the Twitter button caches the
> numbers. Try opening a different browser - I've heard people that said
> that this works.
> You should also make sure that you don't generate a new shortlink for
> every tweet.
> Tom

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