However, you’ve got to get in the habit of using TinyURLs for everything. Let me show you why.
Here is what your long URL Tweets look like on Twitter:
Long, broken, and unusable.
The same tweet almost works on Google Reader where it doesn’t become unlinked at something shorter than the entire URL:
However, what really gets me is viewing long URLs from you in Google Reader Mobile. Take a look at what that looks like:
Notice the horizontal scroll bar? That one long URL makes the 9 tweets on that page basically unreadable. And it’s all your fault. 🙂
Yeah yeah. I know you probably already know this, but I thought it may be worth reinforcing for you and other heavy Twitter users.
PS: This applies to email as well although email is more tolerant that Twitter when it comes to long URLs.