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How can I stop the site from expanding an URL to the title of the post?

One easy solution is making the content of the link text a literal, like so: https://meta.stackexchange.com/q/77394 By surrounding the link text with backticks: [`https://meta.stackexchange.com/q/...
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How can I stop the site from expanding an URL to the title of the post?

If you do not want your link to appear as inline code, rather, if you just want it to appear like any other link (e.g., https://www.google.com), then the best solution1 would be to use an HTML comment ...
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How can I stop the site from expanding an URL to the title of the post?

Another way around is adding querystring parameter to the URL, e.g. https://meta.stackexchange.com/q/77394?noredirect=1 isn't being expanded. The above use something SE already knows, but you can also ...
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Disable showing post title instead of URL when linked in a post or comment in iOS app

There is no way to disable that, and I think that is okay (It is the default behavior on the site and in the apps). Why not show this useful information? If you really want the link, just tap and hold....
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