Linktree

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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.

Linktree page of linktree company with a summary and featured links

Why

Main article: link_in_bio#Why

Why not

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

Criticism

Bans sex workers

Used to spread misinformation

Ironically in contrast to the other criticism:

Brainstorming

linktree page

Has anyone has used the brandname recognition of Linktree to their advantage for such links?

E.g. rather than

  • linktr.ee/example.com

you could make a

  • example.com/linktree

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)

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