mobile

Touch Bit.ly Easier to Use than Regular Bit.ly

Bit.ly has finally launched a mobile version of its basic URL shortener last week. Other than the slight inconvenience of navigating to a website rather than opening an app, the process of shortening a link is painless–which should be refreshing for anyone who’s ever tried to clunkily use the full site from a mobile browser. It’s actually superior to using the site with a mouse and a desktop browser, we’d argue; The Next Web called it “app-like!”

Bit.ly’s built in some thoughtful features, like offline caching and thumbnail previews, that will make mobile users’ lives easier. There were seven┬ábillion clicks on Bit.ly links last month alone, according to TechCrunch, and the new mobile site will funnel even more Bit.lys into the social media ecosystem.

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Tags: bitly, html5, mobile