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  • UK-based hosting company Memset buys URL shortener Is.gd

    UK-based hosting company Memset buys URL shortener Is.gd

    Cloud hosting company Memset this morning announced that it has agreed to acquire URL shortening service Is.gd. Memset in a statement says it has thus secured the URL shortener's future, and added that it plans to maintain it as a non-advertising-supported, free Internet service indefinitely. The acquisition and Memset's stated intents represent good news for Is.gd users, who (should) have been… Read More

  • Hosting Company Memset Bu.ys Is.gd

    Hosting Company Memset Bu.ys Is.gd

    Cloud hosting company Memset this morning announced that it has agreed to acquire URL shortening service Is.gd. Memset in a statement says it has thus secured the URL shortener's future, and added that it plans to maintain it as a non-advertising-supported, free Internet service indefinitely. The acquisition and Memset's stated intents represent good news for Is.gd users, who (should) have been… Read More

  • Ow.ly And Bit.ly Fastest, Most Reliable URL Shorteners. Tr.Im Comes Up . . . Short.

    Ow.ly And Bit.ly Fastest, Most Reliable URL Shorteners. Tr.Im Comes Up . . . Short.

    When it comes to shortening links, the brevity of the URL is not the only factor you should consider. Speed and reliability are also important. After all, the main purpose of URL shortening services such as bit.ly and TinyURL are to redirect you back to the original (long) link someone shortened in the first place. You want the redirect to be fast and reliable. The rise of Twitter and its… Read More

  • Are URL Shorteners A Necessary Evil, Or Just Evil?

    Are URL Shorteners A Necessary Evil, Or Just Evil?

    One of the most viral activities on the Web is sharing links. It is fast and easy, and a good way to communicate ideas. What started out as something people did via e-mail and bookmark-sharing services like Delicious, is now moving to Facebook, Twitter, and other social broadcasting services. It is just so much more efficient to share a link once with all your friends and followers than to send… Read More