Here's how to configure the default links privacy settings on Bitly, the popular URL shortening service. By default all your bitlinks and any attached notes are visible (public), to keep them private:
Connect to your Bitly account.
Click on your username (top right corner) > Settings.
Click on the PRIVACY & COMMUNICATION tab.
Set the Default Bitlink privacy to Private
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