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Google+ Finally Offers Vanity URLs To Everyone Else Google+ Finally Offers Vanity URLs To Everyone Else
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Google launched vanity URLs or “custom URLs” of you prefer, back in the summer of 2012. They were only available to high profile people like Hugh Jackman at first, but Google expanded them to thousands more soon after. Now, here …

Google+ Expands Vanity URLs To Thousands More Google+ Expands Vanity URLs To Thousands More
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Last week, Google announced that it had started rolling out custom URLs to a limited set of verified Google+ users, like Google+ power user Hugh Jackman. Google announced today that it is expanding the URLs to thousands more users, though …

Google+ Gets Vanity URLs (Hugh Jackman Has One, But You Don’t) Google+ Gets Vanity URLs (Hugh Jackman Has One, But You Don’t)
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Google announced today that it has started rolling out custom URLs to a limited set of verified Google+ profiles and pages. For example, you can find the official Google+ page at google.com/+googleplus. “While we’re not quite ready for everyone to …

Facebook Vanity URLs Coming Saturday
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UPDATE: An "on your mark, get set" announcement has been posted on the official Facebook Blog.  According to designer Blaise DiPersia, it’ll be time to "go" at 12:01 AM (EDT) this Saturday, the 13th.  DiPersia also provided the following screenshots if you’re curious about what the setup screen and end result should look like.

Facebook Vanity URLs

Facebook Vanity URLs

Facebook Vanity URLs

Original article: Generally speaking, it’s much easier to remember the name of a person or business than a random, nine- or ten-digit string of numbers.  Everyone from teenage girls to career-oriented professionals should be happy to hear, then, that Facebook is supposed to make vanity URLs available in the near future. 

Facebook Vanity URLs Could Help Search Engine Rankings
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Facebook is the most popular social network in the world. In areas where others have advantages over it, Facebook seems to be making changes to improve.Obviously there is the new Twitter-like functionality of its real-time news feeds/filters. But Mike Arrington points out another thing that Facebook is starting to do – vanity URLs.