The example original tweet
Getting Started with Phidgets and ActionScript 3 http://www.mikechambers.com/blog/2010/07/26/getting-started-with-phidgets-and-actionscript/
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The modified tweet after submittal
Getting Started with Phidgets and ActionScript 3 http://bit.ly/xxxxxx
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How can I get the Twitter web application to understand that I still have usable characters once they shorten the url ?
Without having to use third parties such as Tweetie or Hootsuite.
(I am not posting URL shortened links so I have put a place holder, here is the original http://twitter.com/phwd/status/19671211151)