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  • The Strange Boom in the Popularity of Shorter URLs

    Posted on June 10th, 2009 phpguru No comments

    It was recently noted that bit.ly took over as the #1 “url shortening service” to twitter users, besting the oldest and most well-known of such services,  http://tinyurl.com/. Some 46% of shortened links redirect through the service.

    Lately though, I keep stumbling onto more and more short URL services.

    Here’s a post at Mashable that lists… get this… 90 of them.

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