✅ All links on Mastodon count as 23 characters, no matter how long they really are.

You don't need to use a link shortener on Mastodon, because it makes no difference to the character count.

@UnofficialHelpdesk iamtheproudownerofthelongestlo

@UnofficialHelpdesk many Link Shorteners have built-in tracking so you can see, how many people clicked on the link. But you're right, we don't want them here 😉

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