The new search technology will allow bitly to classify the daily crawled URLs hence creating an index which is classified on the basis of trending topics, higher click through rates and vast distributions.
bitly shortens 80 million URLs every day, give or take a few,” the company says. “Now, with our new search technology, we’re crawling and classifying every URL we shorten to create an index of the most ‘viral’ content on the web — content that’s broadly distributed, frequently-clicked, and trending at a high velocity.
Showcasing Predictable Stories with Reference to Attention
Instead of showing results on the basis of pagerank (PR), bitly makes use of ‘attention parameters’ based on company’s analytics and prediction values for higher ratio of being “attention grabbers”.