Bit.ly Announces Winners Of Its API Contest

makerbot  Bit.ly Announces Winners Of Its API ContestOOPS: This article originally stated that Brooklyn’s Makerbot Brooklyn’s Makerbot won bit.ly’s second API contest.

Turns out hacker and entrepreneur Jeff Miller won for building Bitly News, which tracks trending stories on the link shortner.

His prize? A Makerbot. You can understand our confusion. 

Today’s topbit.ly stories include a list of “crazy menorahs” and a ten step guide to giving your photos “that antique look.”

Ahh the internet. Cream always rises to the top. 

bpopper [at] observer.com | @benpopper

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