tinyurl – not so tiny?

do you often send out links that are too long?

turn this URL:


into this tinyURL:


TinyURL is a web service created by Kevin Gilbertson that provides short aliases to redirect long urls. it has a simple api that allows applications to automatically create short URLs.

the issue i see with these tinyurls is that since the complete link is abstracted to users, this could most often lead to “undesirable” sites.

read more [here]

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