Where did MakeUseOf get its custom short-links?

Steve Campbell April 23, 2010

I’ve noticed MakeUseOf has custom link-shortening on Twitter (muo.fm). Is this custom code or is there a service that does this? Thanks guys!

  1. ænon1mus
    April 26, 2010 at 3:37 pm

    I'm glad you like it, Steve. We were waiting for quite a bit to get the pro account.

  2. Tina
    April 24, 2010 at 7:24 am

    Hey Steve,

    Jackson registered a bitly.pro account for MakeUseOf and created these custom short links.

    • Aibek
      April 24, 2010 at 11:35 am

      Bit.ly pro accounts allow publishers to add their own domains (ex.
      muo.fm ) for link shortening. Obviously the domain needs to be purchased

      • Steve Campbell
        April 24, 2010 at 2:26 pm

        Thanks guys! I'm glad to hear it's bit.ly because I think that service will be around for a while. It's a pretty cool feature.