bit.ly Announces ji.mp
Twitterers will be happy to hear that bit.ly have announced it’s new URL shortneing service, ji.mp This will give you 1 more character in your Tweet thanks to a new shorter URL. The two sites will continue to use the same system, so lookout for a new default URL shortening service at Twitter. See below for a quote from the bit.ly Blog:
“A few weeks ago on the bit.ly blog, we commented on our appreciation for short, concise domain names.Â While the bit.ly domain is almost as short as it gets, for some people, every character counts. With that in mind, today weâ€™re announcing j.mp, powered by the bit.ly platform.
j.mp has the same short URLs, metrics, history, user accounts (youâ€™ll have to login again, but your bit.ly accounts will carry over), and customization youâ€™ve come to enjoy on bit.ly, all on a short, memorable domain.Â In fact, any bit.ly URL also works as a j.mp URL….”