Twitter To Start Their Own URL Shortening Service To Protect Users From Malicious Sites

As you all know that Twitter is gaining popularity day by day and due to this many hackers are using URL shortening service like http://bit.ly to spread malicious sites.

Due to this Twitter is going to start their own Url shortening service http://t.co 

Twitter’s link service at http://t.co is used to better protect users from malicious sites that engage in spreading malware, phishing attacks, and other harmful activity. A link converted by Twitter’s link service is checked against a list of potentially dangerous sites. When there’s a match, users can be warned before they continue like below screenshot:-

How the Link Service Works

All links included in Direct Message notification emails currently pass through our link service and are converted to a http://t.co link.

Can I Still Use My Old URL Shortening Service Like Bit.ly :-

If you’re wanting to shorten links to share with others,You can continue to use a URL shortener to shorten links, and any tracking metrics will continue working as before.

Some handpicked devices for you