For the 19th installment of Video Fridays, I thought I would choose a video that show you how to use URL Shorteners. What is a URL Shortener you say? Wikipedia states “URL shortening is a technique on the World Wide Web where a provider makes a web page available under a very short URL in addition to the original address. For example, the page http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=TinyURL&diff=283621022&oldid=283308287 can be shortened to http://tinyurl.com/mmw6lb.” If you use tools such as Tweetdeck or Seesmic, these are already built into those applications.
And here’s a second video that is newer and explains it well too.
Here is a list of URL Shorteners:
If you have a favorite, or one not listed here, please share it in the comments.