Twitter slows competitor links

When you click a link on Twitter, you go through a Twitter shortlink first and then to the place you want to go. When you click on a link that points to one of Twitter’s competitors, by complete coincidence I am sure, there’s a delay. For The Markup, Jon Keegan, Dan Phiffer and Joel Eastwood ran the tests. You can also try it with your own URLs.

I’m into the animated opening graphic.