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Digg: New URL-shortening system is here to stay

Digg's new URL structure is here to stay, though shortened Digg links made before the change will behave as they once did--leading straight to the source.

By Jul. 21, 2009

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URL shortening is hot--but look before you leap

Fueled by Twitter's popularity, services to abbreviate Web addresses are taking off. They bring a host of problems, but some are working to fix them.

By Jul. 6, 2009

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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 Mar. 4, 2014

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Home networking explained, Part 1: Here's the URL for you

CNET editor Dong Ngo gives all his answers to questions about the basics of home networking.

By Aug. 6, 2012

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How to set up your custom Google+ URL

Because who doesn't want their very own custom Google+ URL?

By Oct. 30, 2013

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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 Oct. 28, 2013

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Delete annoying URL predictions from Chrome's omnibox

Ever begin typing a URL, only to have Chrome autocomplete it with the wrong address? Here's a way to prevent that URL from showing up ever again.

By Aug. 21, 2013

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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 Aug. 13, 2013

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Google logs record 21.5M URL takedown requests in September

The search engine's Transparency Report shows that takedown requests for piracy and copyright infringing URLs are increasing at a breakneck pace.

By Oct. 7, 2013

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Display the full URL in Firefox with this tweak

With a simple configuration tweak to Firefox, the browser will again display the full Web site addresses -- complete with the http:// prefix and the trailing slash -- in its URL bar.

By Feb. 11, 2013