Monday, January 11, 2010

What Is A Tiny URL?

Hi Everyone, Finally, someone explained to me yesterday why we are increasingly seeing links that look something like this: - with the "tiny url" text in them.

There is actually a site, Tiny URL, that can convert a long URL/website address into a smaller one for you, all at no charge.

Useful if you are sending messages on Twitter. Useful if you are sending newsletters that often have long links cut off.

It is so simple, that I cannot believe I did not understand what these were about a year or two ago! Andrea

Postscript (20 Jan 2010): Another popular site for this purpose is:

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