TweetDeck - How to choose your default URL shortening service

December 2016


TweetDeck - How to choose your default URL shortening service


Here's how to change your default URL shortening service on TweetDeck! By default TweetDeck make use of Twitter's URL shortening service, but you can always switch to Bit.ly, which offers more features. The procedure is as follows:
  • Connect to TweetDeck.
  • Click on the Cog icon > Settings.
  • Go to Services.
  • Click on the Link Shortening menu and make your selection:
    • Twitter
    • Bit.ly

Upon switching to Bit.ly, you will need to enter your:
  • Bit.ly username.
  • Bit.ly API key (Connect to your Bit.ly account > Settings > Advanced > Legacy API Key)
  • Click on Done.

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