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How to “crop” the long URL?

It happens often to me… When referring to a link to some news, document or video, the URL is extremely long. This applies especially to twitter limiting the message to a specific number of characters.
Google URL Shortener is an online service that reduces the internet address to 20 characters. Interesting?

  1. Login to http://goo.gl/
  2. Enter the URL you want to shorten and click the Shorten URL button
  3. The service will provide a short URL that can be used instead the original URL
  1. 30 April, 2012 at 18:39

    This is wonderful! Thanks. I wanted to hit a “like” button. LOL.

  2. Laura
    1 May, 2012 at 06:21

    Thank you for the tip, Jaime!

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