Unveiling LinkedIn short URLs

By default LinkedIn replaces URLs in posts with their own shortened links if the original link exceeds 26 characters. Here is a screenshot of a post on LinkedIn showing a shortened link right before the hashtags are being listed:


To allow for powerful search using our post text filter, we are auto-replacing the LinkedIn short URL with the original URL in quintly:


As a result of this change all URLs - also those longer than 26 characters - will show the original URL in quintly. This allows for powerful filtering using our post text filter.