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Twitter recently introduced automatic link shortening for all users of their service. When you post a tweet, any URLs will be turned into links through Twitter’s shortener service t.co. However, Twitter’s web UI and the UI of the official Twitter clients will render the tweet using the original URL. Here’s... Continue »
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We hate spam as much as you do. Unfortunately big systems attract spammers, so TypePad is a target. Today we're releasing two new features to help reduce the amount of spam in TypePad-land. Now you... Continue »
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[Walt Dickinson](http://blog.iwalt.com/2011/03/fireproof-blogging.html): >[Brent Simmons](http://inessential.com/2011/03/16/a_plea_for_baked_weblogs): >>And so, even in the year 2011, if your weblog gets [Fireballed](http://blog.23x.net/216/anatomy-of-a-fireballing.html), there’s a good chance it won’t be able to handle it. That seems crazy. >That _is_ crazy. But here’s some anecdotal evidence that suggests going back to static publishing isn’t necessarily the answer. [I... Continue »
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Ever feel taunted by a flat-lining pageview count on your dashboard? Stats don't always show us what we want to see. When it comes to finding a new audience and increasing traffic, discovery is everything.... Continue »