All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘URL shorteners’

Google Announces App Deep Linking With

Earlier, Google announced that it is finally expanding its app indexing efforts to iOS apps after only having offered it for Android until now. Since the n, Google has come out and announced that short links will now function as a single link for you to use to all your content, whether it’s in your Android app, iOS app, …

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Yahoo Acquires Bread (The Company, Not The Food)

Yahoo has acquired URL-shortening service Bread. This is a talent acquisition, not a product acquisition. Bread CEO Alan Chan made the announcement on the company’s homepage. He writes: When we launched Bread in 2011, our goal was to help social media influencers and publishers better monetize their online content. We built the first digital platform that delivered beautiful and engaging …

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Study Claims 61% of URL Shorteners Are Dead

A study by new URL shortener claims that out of the 1002 different URL shorteners created in the past decade, 614 of them no longer exist. The company cites spam as the main reason for sites closing, though I’m sure that Google, Twitter, and Facebook using their own URL shorteners had plenty to do with the end of the …

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