Monday, August 1, 2016

URL Shortening Services Similar To Google URL Shortener and TinyURL

The URL (Uniform Resource Locator) Shortening services are gaining traction in the age of twitter and smart messaging, when the number of characters really matters. They are used for taking the long URLs and squeezes them into short form to make a link that is easier to share, tweet, or email to friends.

For example, the URL "http://stacktips.com/author/nilanchala" can be shortened to "http://goo.gl/7367BB". It is basically a redirect service. When the short URL is opened it will be redirected to the original web link.

There are various reasons why people use URL shortening services. Fo...
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