We use URL shortening services on daily basis, they are extremely useful in Internet conversations, let it forum threads, IM chats, etc. These services are also life-savers in communication channel where you are limited to specific no. of characters per session – Twitter for instance. Some even use them to hide away affiliate links they shared or bypass firewalls that block websites according to URLs.
As long as they turn your long whining URL short, it’s a good job. TinyURL is perhaps the famous amongst, but it’s cool to know more so we get to swap from one to another (if you ever get bored). Here we’ve compiled some URL shortening services on the Internet that’s still working.