Reply to post: Re: Why? Just why?

Scammers use Google Maps to skirt link-shortener crackdown

BongoJoe

Re: Why? Just why?

It's handy when some forums, email clients, messaging systems break the VeryLong URL into bits to fit on each line and only the first bit is given the anchor tag which borks the whole URL business.

I don't use URL shorteners and I never click on them anyway. If I can't see and know where they are pointing at I won't "engage the user experience" </MarketingMode>

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