How to Post A Link On Twitter

Twitter allows you to put links in your tweets and direct messages. The problem when posting a link on Twitter is that the link is long and the tweet exceeds the 140 character limit. Shorten your link and post it on Twitter.

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Locate the link that you want to tweet out.

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Copy the link by highlighting it, right-clicking it and selecting copy.

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Go to the website bit.ly and paste the URL you copied into the text box and click "Shorten."

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Click "Ctrl" and "C" to copy the link.

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Go back to Twitter and paste your link into the tweet box.