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Google launches goo.gl

Post by Apoptosis » Tue Dec 15, 2009 9:27 am

Google URL Shortener at goo.gl is a service that takes long URLs and squeezes them into fewer characters to make a link that is easier to share, tweet, or email to friends. The core goals of this service are:

* Stability – ensuring that the service has very good uptime
* Security – protecting users from malware and phishing pages
* Speed – fast resolution of short URLs

Google URL Shortener is currently available for Google products and not for broader consumer use.

The Google privacy policy applies to the Google URL Shortener. Please note that Google may choose to publicly display aggregate and non-personally identifiable statistics about particular shortened links, such as the number of end user clicks.
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Re: Google launches goo.gl

Post by skier » Tue Dec 15, 2009 10:30 am

i still think they're trying to take over every aspect of the internet
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Post by DJ Tucker » Tue Dec 15, 2009 12:45 pm

i agree with you there skier m8. however what else could they now produce?
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Post by Apoptosis » Tue Dec 15, 2009 1:13 pm

DJ Tucker wrote:i agree with you there skier m8. however what else could they now produce?
I'm sure they will surprise us.
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Post by skier » Tue Dec 15, 2009 1:18 pm

i bet they'll make GPUs at some point, definitely monitors
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Re: Google launches goo.gl

Post by Apoptosis » Tue Dec 15, 2009 1:41 pm

i don't see google getting into PC hardware.

video cards... You are talking billions of dollars, thousands of workers and years... Look at Intel... They can't even get into it easily.
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Post by skier » Tue Dec 15, 2009 2:32 pm

but its google, they can do anything :lol:
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Re: Google launches goo.gl

Post by Sporg » Wed Dec 16, 2009 5:57 pm

At the same time if you aren't trying to get into different things and keep your business moving along you end up stagnant. I don't blame them, but yeah, they seem to be getting into everything.
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Post by techking13 » Mon Dec 21, 2009 9:20 am

At least Google is getting some competition now with Microsoft's Bing. This competition should get interesting over time.

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Post by kylepaddock » Sun Dec 27, 2009 12:35 am

Google will always win.
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Re: Google launches goo.gl

Post by shamrok3 » Tue Dec 29, 2009 11:41 pm

I use bing for the sole reason that it isn't google. I'm not comfortable with one company monopolizing the whole internet. Except of course for image search, because the bing filter is rubbish.
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