Hoi,
Submit the text using Twitterfeed. It will automatically include a "bit.ly"
url at the end. I use it when I post my blog to include a tweet.
Thanks,
      GerardM

PS Nice idea :)

On 7 August 2010 11:07, Srikanth Lakshmanan <srik....@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> I am planning to start a twitter account posting one DYK fact related to
> India everyday and a link to the article using a script.There are currently
> 1200+ DYK articles related to India and i have wrote a script to parse the
> talk pages and got around 800+ DYK hooks (my script's regex can be improved
> and am working on that to get all 1200+ hooks). I need your help to further
> format the hooks to 120 chars, so that it fits into twitter limit and
> maintain the tweet queue(just like DYK queue), so that my script can post on
> twitter without manual intervention.
>
> I think this could give a boost to visibility and page views of DYK
> articles having good content which otherwise recieve fairly low page views
> which happens only through search since quite a few of them are poorly
> linked.If this is successfull we could probably even use it over free sms
> service.(now that GPRS is getting cheap and penetration is increasing)
> People following get to know trivia and also might give some sort of
> satisfaction to the DYK creators.
>
> If you could spare some time in helping with maintaining the tweet queue,
> please mail me offlist, we could work on that.
>
> Thoughts / Suggestions on the idea is welcome. Suggestions for the twitter
> account name is also welcome. :)
>
> Regards,
> Srikanth L
>
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