Google has released an Android app to help you shorten URLs and provide insight as to who is clicking your links.
Previously available just for brands and businesses, the vanity URLs will now be an option for all Google+ users who fit certain minimal criteria.
Holders of verified Twitter accounts can register for URLs beginning Friday, while nonverified accounts will have to wait until December 23.
With the Nbar extension, Firefox will understand what you mean when you make a typo when entering a URL in its Awesomebar.
Tired of having your Web browsing habits followed all over the Internet? Check out these add-ons for Chrome and Firefox so you can automatically remove the tracking code from links.
Flat design is in, including the new Firefox logo. Meanwhile, the beta version of the Android browser picks up some helpful usability features.
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.
A new Google report shows that piracy and copyright infringement are growing exponentially, with 1.2 million URL removal requests per month, and Microsoft seems to be a particular complainant.
The tech giant starts rolling out custom URLs for certain brands and users, like +britneyspears and +toyota. Now, memorizing those long strings of numbers could be a thing of the past.
The professional network on Facebook moves into the open Internet with "about" pages for users.