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Shorten, track URLs on Android with Google URL Shortener

Google has released an Android app to help you shorten URLs and provide insight as to who is clicking your links.

By March 4, 2014

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Use URL Uncover to check if a shortened link is safe

The Web is a scary place where shortened links can take you to the darkest corner of the Internet.

By August 13, 2013

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How to skirt Twitter's restriction on links in DMs

Tired of being told you can't send a link via direct message on Twitter? Me too!

By August 7, 2014

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The 404 1,505: Where we unravel our hiero-gif-ic history with Giphy (podcast)

Check out our interview with Tyler Menzel from Giphy.com, a GIF repository for every subtle emotion in the scope of human (and feline) expression. We'll show our favorite reaction GIFs, trace its history, and show the creative ways GIFs are changing the way we communicate online!

By June 13, 2014

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iPhone 5 ship times shorten for first time

New iPhone 5 buyers now face a shorter wait for a new device when buying from Apple's online store.

By November 12, 2012

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Obama's Facebook and Twitter updates hijacked in URL exploit

The president's social media accounts temporarily directed people who clicked on compromised links to a video titled "Syria facing terrorism."

By October 28, 2013

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Reveal shortened URLs with Unshorten.it

Shortening Web addresses makes sense for Twitter and other cramped media forms, but they carry hidden risks. Unshorten.it is a Web site that reveals the full link and offers safety suggestions.

By May 18, 2012

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Spammers show they give a fig about Instagram, launch fruit-based attack

The photo-sharing network gets hit by an unusually colorful spam attack, as pictures of fruit flood users' streams.

By June 29, 2013

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Twitter links fail for short time as t.co experiences outage

Users were unable to click on shortened links in tweets. Instead, they were sent to a Twitter error page with a broken-robot image and a message that "something is technically wrong."

By April 11, 2013

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The easiest way to create and share a link to an iOS, Mac app

Using the AppStore.com URL shortener, you can quickly and easily share a direct link to an app without having to launch the App Store to find it.

By February 25, 2013