Since then, many popular URL shortening
services have emerged and the ways people find content on the Internet have also changed dramatically, from primarily desktop webpages to apps, mobile devices, home assistants, and more.
What that statistics say is that any given (public) URL shortening
service will likely be abused and at some point develop a bad reputation.
"Spammers are using a free, open source URL shortening
scripts to operate these sites.
For emails, a 23-fold increase was observed in the use of URL shortening
services in spam when comparing the first half of 2009 to the first half of 2010.
And it's likely to happen a lot more, now one of the most popular URL shortening
services, tr.im http://tr.im > , has announced it's closing its doors.
While on the call, Voits would ask the jail employee to visit a website hosted on a URL shortening
service designed to obscure the true destination of the URL.
"Analytics and reporting is an integral part to delivering successful marketing campaigns and I know first-hand how stressful and inefficient manual UTM tagging and URL shortening
can be," said Milena.
India, June 12 -- The epoch-making 'share' era of Facebook and Twitter have led the developers of URL shortening
services to come up with the concept of "Multi-link sharing with one URL".
These limits encourage users to focus on short statements and use modified links provided by URL shortening
services (discussed later).
One particular phenomenon of Twitter is the URL shortening
services, such as tinyurl, bit.ly, or myloc.me, that help users keep their tweets within the 140 character limit, whilst still being about to provide a link to an external website.
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services, to get around the ban.