When we try to link something on a social network, specially Twitterwe have the need to shorten our links in order to meet the characters’ limit.

Today, we are going to learn how to shorten a link in order to meet those characters’ limit that some social networks may impose us.

how to shorten a link

To shorten a link we just have to make use of a simple website called Bitly.comonce you have arrived to the site, click on the Paste any url field and either type or paste the link you want to shorten and press Shorten or Enter on your keyboard. A link should appear just below that field, click Copy and paste it anywhere.

If you want to use more Bitly.com‘s functions, click on the button Sign in with Facebook or Sign in with Twitter and explore all other services.