Google’s URL shortener, Goo.gl is available publicly. Goo.gl is the most stable, secure and fastest URL shortener on the web. OnDecemberof 2009, Google introduced the Goo.gl URL shortener project as a part of Feedburner and Google toolbar. Later they introduced it in the popular Google services like Blogger, Picasa Web Albums and Google Maps .

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Bit.ly is the most dominating URL shortener till date. It is sure that Google will dominate among short url services. Majority of Internet power users trust the brand Google and isconfident of goo.gl short urls as it protects against malware, phishing and spam.

Why you should use Google short url service?.

  • Stability -Robust google servers are stable and 100% uptime.
  • Speed – Google’s technology is being improved continuously and speed doubled is within 9 months.
  • Security – Gmail has world’s best spam detection technology and Google short url service uses thisanti-spamtechnology.

Features of Google short url service.

  1. Google is a trusted and long-lasting brand.
  2. Goo.gl uses 301 redirect which flows link juice and backlinks.
  3. Google Short link tracks clicks, countries, browsers, platforms, referrers and saves it for future use.
  4. A QR code for every link is generated which can be read by mobile phones and scanners.
  5. Google will soon integrate goo.gl with Google Analytics.
  6. Google API will be released soon and sharing of links becomes easier.

How to shorten long url?

  1. Just go toGoo.gl and paste your url to shorten the long url.
  2. If you are a Google chrome browser user, you can shorteneasily with goo.gl URL shortener orShareaholic for google chrome extension and Mozilla Firefox users, install thegoo.gl lite extension.

How to see statistics of your Goo.gl link ?

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