Google has recently released an API for Goo.gl which allows users to integrate Google’s URL shortener in their web applications, blogs or websites.

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Shareaholic – a Simple Way to Share Web Pages

If you have a sharing habit, Shareaholic is an addon you need to try. It’s a lot easier than going through a twelve step program to cure your addiction.

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WinDroplr for Easy Sharing of Images, Text, Links and Files

This free tool makes sharing stuff online, as easy as select, drag and drop. If you’ve ever used Droplr on a Mac, you’ll be happy to see you can use it on a PC now.

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Pingdom URL Shortener Comparison

Pingdom tests puts Google’s Goo.gl URL shortener as the fastest URL shortener. Goo.gl rival Bit.ly is 3 times slower than Google’s URL shortener.

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Bit.ly QR Code Google Potshot

Bit.ly recently launched an option to generate QR codes from shortened URLs. They also take a Potshot at Google with their new QR Code feature.

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Create QR Codes for your website or magazine using Goo.gl. Easy to create QR Codes in a single click.

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Goo.gl URL Shortener

Google announced that they have now made Goo.gl URL shortener public allowing users to create short URLs and track stats for them.

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Twitter will use a t.co link shortener into status updates and this feature will be used to prevent phishing scams. It will be available in the Twitter API soon.

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YouTube’s Now Got Its Own Short URLs: YouTu.be

Flickr has a url shortener. Facebook has a url shortener. And so does Google. Who’s next? Welcome YouTube to the club, please.

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Twitter CEO Evan Williams just posted a photograph on his Twitter timeline with the tweet “Miles w/bit.ly bear”. Is this a potshot at Google and Facebook’s URL shortening service or just an assurance to Bit.ly that Twitter are still behind them.

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Google has announced a new URL shortening service called Goo.gl and Facebook have their secret URL shortening service fb.me under testing.

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Unhid is a useful website that can be used to reveal the original destination of a shortened link. They also have a browser bookmarklet that checks every click on a shortened link for the original url.

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WordPress users, you misery of choosing between a good URL shortening service is now over. The WordPress team has released a new shortening service in the form of WP.me, this will be used across all the current WordPress.com services.

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The popularity of tr.im grew immensely after their announcement to shut shop and they have now decided to resurrect the service and run it indefinitely.

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Su.pr the URL shortening service created by the folks behind the social networking and sharing site StumbleUpon has finally gone public after a long period of closed beta testing.

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