What is a shortened Url
A shortened Url is a way of creating a link with characters as the original. With the explosion of Twitter users need to find ways of sharing information in only 140 characters.
Url Shortening has allow this:
This has obviously revolutionized the way people use twitter and share information on the web.
Url Shorteners also have another use. As we have so many different ones to choose from.
Etc (not a shortened Url)
We now can use different S-Urls for different genres
Reviews – Is.gd
Social – Bt.ly
Music – tu.ne
Tech – 0ct.it
Using a different S-Url can indicate to users the content of the link, showing the category or group of the content. Simples!!