Get Every Redirect of a Short URL
Apparently I never published this here. Some time ago I wanted to see where a short URL takes me. I needed this for Twitter because when you copy a link, even though it says the original URL, Twitter’s own shortner t.co is copied.
The solution is actually quite simple:
curl -sIL http://t.co/9acY1bnnFg | grep ^[lL]ocation
This short command will show every redirect this URL takes:
location: http://tmblr.co/ZFavEy139CkNk Location: http://www.tumblr.com/ZFavEy139CkNk Location: http://mosx.tumblr.com/post/72095032814/an-official-statement-on-the-future-of-mac-os-x#_=_