Integrate Facebook Messenger with Bitly

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About Facebook Messenger

Facebook Messenger is the official app for sending free messages and video calls to anyone in the world with a Facebook account. Send a photo, make a group video call, or get your friends on board—all in an instant.

About Bitly

Bitly is a link management software, which helps organizations create and manage custom URLs to support marketing campaigns.

Want to explore Facebook Messenger + Bitly quick connects for faster integration? Here’s our list of the best Facebook Messenger + Bitly quick connects.

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Connect Facebook Messenger + Bitly in easier way

It's easy to connect Facebook Messenger + Bitly without coding knowledge. Start creating your own business flow.

  • Triggers
  • New Delivered Message

    Triggers when a new Message is sent to a page.

  • New Message

    Triggers when a new Message is sent to a page.

  • New Message Read

    Triggers when a new Message is sent to a page.

  • New Message sent to Page

    Triggers when a new Message is sent to a page.

  • New Bitlink

    Trigger when you create a New Bitlink.

  • Actions
  • Send Message

    Send message from facebook page.

  • Create Bitlink

    Saves a Bitlink to your user history in Bitly. Returns a shortened URL.

How Facebook Messenger & Bitly Integrations Work

  1. Step 1: Choose Facebook Messenger as a trigger app and authenticate it on Appy Pie Connect.

    (30 seconds)

  2. Step 2: Select "Trigger" from the Triggers List.

    (10 seconds)

  3. Step 3: Pick Bitly as an action app and authenticate.

    (30 seconds)

  4. Step 4: Select a resulting action from the Action List.

    (10 seconds)

  5. Step 5: Select the data you want to send from Facebook Messenger to Bitly.

    (2 minutes)

  6. Your Connect is ready! It's time to start enjoying the benefits of workflow automation.

Integration of Facebook Messenger and Bitly

  • Facebook Messenger is a service provided by Facebook Inc. (Fb), the world’s largest social network. It serves as an instant messaging platform and allows users to chat with each other via mobile devices and computers. It was initially launched in August 2011 and has since then been available on various platforms including iPad, Windows Phone and (O’Grady, 2014.
  • Bitly is a link shortening services which allows users to create and share links using social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. The company was founded by Peter Stern in 2008. It also offers analytics features that are designed to help users identify how many clicks their links have received. Its primary function is to shorten links so that they are easier to share. The service allows users to enter their destination link into the system, which then redirects them to the actual link location. Bitly also allows users to view analytics for their links, including how many views they have received, where your audience is located and what devices are used to view the links (Bitly, 2015.
  • Integration of Facebook Messenger and Bitly

    Facebook integrated Bitly into its Messenger platform in May 2015. For users who are interested to click on links shared through Facebook, the Messenger app will automatically analyze the links to determine whether it has Bitly installed or not. If not, then the link will be redirected to the official Bitly website where the visitor can then download the app. If the user already has Bitly installed on his/her device, the link will be immediately sent to the user's account. This integration was done in order to make it easier for users to access their links without having to leave the Messenger app (Stern, 2015.

    Benefits of Integration of Facebook Messenger and Bitly

    The integration of Bitly into Facebook Messenger will provide benefits to both parties. For Facebook, it will allow it to increase the popularity of its Messenger app as more people will be able to access their links quickly and easily. Users who do not already have Bitly installed on their devices will also benefit from this integration as they will be able to install it through their Facebook accounts. For Bitly, it will be able to reach out to more users who do not use its service yet as it is now available on one of the most popular instant messaging platforms in the world. It can also expect higher traffic due to the high number of daily users of Facebook Messenger (Stern, 2015.

    The process to integrate Facebook Messenger and Bitly may seem complicated and intimidating. This is why Appy Pie Connect has come up with a simple, affordable, and quick spution to help you automate your workflows. Click on the button below to begin.

    Page reviewed by: Abhinav Girdhar  | Last Updated on March 14,2023 02:59 pm