Linktree is a link in bio service for publishing a flat list of links at a short vanity path (like Twitter and other social media silos) for what appears to be for the sole purpose of seeming to provide multiple links from social media profiles like Instagram which only allow one clickable link in your profile.
Make a simple homepage instead: https://twitter.com/v21/status/1486377898948898823
a "homepage" is like a linktree, except decentralized and also you can design it however you like.@v21 January 26, 2022
Bans sex workers
- 2022-01-14 Linktree Is Kicking Many Sex Workers Off Its Site
Linktree billed them for the service (which costs $9 a month if you’re using the “pro” subscription version) and then canceled their account without refund.
Used to spread misinformation
Ironically in contrast to the other criticism:
- 2021-08-06 Why antivaxxers and conspiracy theorists love Linktree / The popular “link in bio” service presents a sneaky way for crackpots to get their ideas out there.
Has anyone has used the brandname recognition of Linktree to their advantage for such links?
E.g. rather than
you could make a
as a page on your own site or as a redirect your "links" page (like Andy Bell's above) and then use that link in "social media profiles" just because people have been taught to click on something that is called a linktree (or has "linktree" in a short URL)
- link in bio
- Criticism: has fallen into the web3/NFT deep end: https://linktr.ee/blog/three-new-nft-features-to-build-your-web3-brand-and-community/