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What is the purpose of a short URL?

  1. NateB11 profile image93
    NateB11posted 5 years ago

    What is the purpose of a short URL?

  2. jonj31070 profile image61
    jonj31070posted 5 years ago

    It is the opinion of most internet marketers that a short URL is trusted more than a long one. It also looks better.

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    HubTubposted 5 years ago

    I believe the link shortening craze began with Twitter.  As you are only allowed 140 characters in your post, shortening a URL by using a link shortener, such as bit.ly, takes up less characters, allowing more room for written words as well as hashtag insertion.

    Some companies, for example, Mashable, use their own proprietary link shorteners.

  4. iefox5 profile image57
    iefox5posted 5 years ago

    Short URL is more convenient to be used.