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How new domains are building better brands

New domain extensions have accumulated some pretty big numbers over the last couple of years. Collective registrations for the new GTLDs (generic top-level domains) have now surpassed 13 million, acco

Months After Appointing A New CEO, Bitly Gets A New CTO And VP Of Marketing, Too

Link shortening and analytics company <a target="_blank" href="http://www.bitly.com">Bitly</a> is announcing the hire of two new executives — Chief Technology Officer Rob Platzer and Vice President

Bitly Hires Former AOL And Outside.In Exec Mark Josephson As Its New CEO

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.bitly.com">Bitly</a> is announcing that Mark Josephson, who was most recently senior vice president of Patch Labs at AOL, has joined the link shortening and trackin

Social Data Leader Gnip Rolls Out Access To Six New Public APIs Including Reddit, Instagram And Bitly

Gnip has found itself a sweet spot in partnering with startups who make data available via APIs. The company currently has access to Twitter and Tumblr’s firehoses, and has announced today that

Bitly CEO Peter Stern Steps Down From The URL Shortening And Analytics Company

In a statement on its blog today, Bitly has announced that CEO Peter Stern has stepped down as CEO. The reason is that Stern is to “pursue other interests”; further details aren’t

Bitly Launches Social Data APIs For Real-Time Seach, Attention Spikes, And Deeper Looks At URLs

<a target="_blank" href="http://bitly.com/">Bitly</a> has <a target="_blank" href="http://blog.bitly.com/post/40026085295/announcing-the-bitly-social-data-apis">launched a set of social APIs</a> that

Bitly Announces Realtime, A Search Engine For Trending Links

Today <a target="_blank" href="http://blog.bitly.com/post/28157667321/from-bitly-labs-say-hello-to-realtime">Bitly announced a new Bitly Labs project called Realtime</a>, a service for finding the mos

Bitly Launches New Bookmarking Features, Profiles, Search & iPhone App

Link shortener <a href="http://bitly.com">Bitly</a> today <a href="http://blog.bitly.com/post/23998132587/welcome-to-the-new-bitly">launched</a> a major redesign and number of new features that all ad

Bitly Rolls Out New Enterprise Dashboard, Providing Better Access To The Real-Time Social Web

Popular link-shortening service <a href="http://bitly.com/">Bit.ly</a> is today announcing the launch of <a href="http://www.bitlyenterprise.com/">Bitly Enterprise 2.0</a>, a new version of its ente

Bit.ly Wants To Predict The Future With Realtime Social Search

Link shortening service Bit.ly just announced the launch of its beta search platform and "reputation monitoring" service for its paying Enterprise customers. Apparently Bit.ly has been crawling e

Bitly Makes Its Bitly Pro Features Free To All Users

<img src="http://aquestionoffrequency.com/bitly_imgs/bitly_domain_selector_540w.jpg" alt="" />Link shortening service <a href="http://www.bitly.com">bitly</a> has just made its Bitly Pro features <a h

Bitly Gets A New CEO

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/bitly-logo.png"> Three years after founding <a href="http://bit.ly/">bitly</a> as a home-grown startup inside <a href="http://betaworks.com/"

Bit.ly Unveils New Mobile Site To Shorten, Share And Track Links On The Go

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/skitched-20110318-112817.png">Bitly has just <a href="http://blog.bit.ly/post/3941676281/bitlys-got-a-brand-new-mobile-site">rolled out</a> a

Former Flickr Product Chief Lands At Bitly

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/member_5150971.jpeg"> Flickr's <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/03/14/flickr-head-out/">recently departed</a> product chief <a href=

Facebook Lets You j.mp Again, After Massive Spam And Malware Concerns

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/12/jmpp.png" class="shot2" /> As we <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2010/12/23/facebook-appears-to-be-blocking-all-bit-ly-operated-j-mp-lin

Facebook Appears To Be Blocking All (Bit.ly Operated) j.mp Links

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/12/jmp.png" /> <a href="http://twitter.com/#!/awildmind">William Albano</a> checks in to tell us that <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company

Bitly News Tries To Create A Hacker News For The Rest Of Us

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/12/bitly-news.jpg"> What are the headlines people are sharing the most? A new headline aggregation site called <a href="http://bitlynews.com/ne

Bit.ly Bundles Multiple Links Into One Short URL

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/bitly-bundles.jpg"> There is a simple rule on the Internet when it comes to passing links around: the easier it is to share links, the more

True Frenemies: Facebook Works Both Against And With Bit.ly

<img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-237443" title="onfb" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/onfb.png" alt="" />Remember several months ago when both Google and Facebook decided

With Their Own QR Code Trick, Bit.ly Eats Google's Balls

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-231563" title="33" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/333.png" alt="" />Back in April, Google added a very nifty feature to their URL shorte
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