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[Quick Tips] Use Gog.is To Send Google Search Links

[Quick Tips] Use Gog.is To Send Google Search Links

Gog.is is great for sending a Google search link to someone about a topic. Normally when you search for something like Cars on Google and simply copy the URL, you will have a mess that looks like this. http://www.google.com/#sclient=psy&hl=en&source=hp&q=cars&aq=f&aqi=g5&aql=&oq=&pbx=1&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.&fp=5014d35bb6efb157&biw=1024&bih=632 People sometimes get scared when they see all that gibberish and can’t tell what the link […]

Use BridgeURL To Shorten Multiple Links In One Shot

Use BridgeURL To Shorten Multiple Links In One Shot

With the emergence of micro blogging websites like Twitter, Facebook, MySpace etc – an entire army of URL shortening services have evolved. You have used some of the popular URL shortening services e.g Bit.ly,  Tinyurl.com, Goo.gl and so on. All of these services allow you to shorten a long link, so that you can use […]

How To Create Your Own Tinyurl Style URL Shortener

How To Create Your Own Tinyurl Style URL Shortener

A URL shortener is a service that takes in a long URL and  gives you a short and memorable URL that you can distribute to anyone you want. The service takes care of redirecting users who land up at the shortened URL to the original URL. TinyURL, of course, was one of the pioneers in […]

Snippet: Quickly Shorten Links from Address Bar

Snippet: Quickly Shorten Links from Address Bar

With so many blogs and websites floating around on my address bar everyday, I find myself sending more and more “shortened” URLs to my friends. Generally the process is a bit of a pain as I have to first I have to copy the URL from the address bar, then I need to go to […]

5 Ways to Protect Your Twitter Account from Cyber Attacks

5 Ways to Protect Your Twitter Account from Cyber Attacks

In 2009, we saw the Twitter fail whale way too many times. There were several attacks that crippled Twitter and had many of its users (me included) wondering if they would ever be able to access their accounts again. In its 2010 Threat Predictions report, McAfee has predicted that social networking sites, like Twitter, and […]