For any URL, the API Returns:
Handles URLs from social media as well which doesn’t have protocols such as “http://”
Use this to test for spam/dead URLs in the text or simply confirm if all your URLs are still alive or compare how fast the URLs are
Bring just any shortened URL up to 3 levels deep, this API will return
One good use of API can be to detect and remove all the dead/old URLs.
This API can handle Twitter shortened URLs as well. So, you can use it in text analysis.
Example of multi-level shortening: t.co/sjflsfd > bit.ly/jkwls > example.com/final_expanded_url
Note: Since the API looks for URL shortening at multiple levels, the response will be a little slow if the target URL is slower to load. There is a way to speed up response (lower than 200ms) by ignoring looking at multiple levels deep.
Please report any issue or feedback about the API to firstname.lastname@example.org