tinyurl – not so tiny?

do you often send out links that are too long?

turn this URL:

http://www.pinoyto.com/gap/gapmd?iv=1&gapa
p.x=50&gap.y=75&gdata=%2dkdfmmsp%sdsSDSD
SDSjfgpskfovmj%dgap

into this tinyURL:

http://tinyurl.com/2

TinyURL is a web service created by Kevin Gilbertson that provides short aliases to redirect long urls. it has a simple api that allows applications to automatically create short URLs.

the issue i see with these tinyurls is that since the complete link is abstracted to users, this could most often lead to “undesirable” sites.

read more [here]