Google Makes Minor Improvements To URL Shortener

Posted Apr 14, 2011

Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) has made several improvements to their URL shortener service Some of the new improvements include:

1. Copy to clipboard
When a new short URL is created, the text of the short URL will automatically be highlighted so you can quickly copy it using command-C on Macs or Ctrl+C on PCs.

2. Remove from dashboard
You can now remove items from the dashboard by check-marking them and clicking hide.

3. Spam reporting
If you believe that a URL leads to a spam website, you can report it on

4. Ongoing speed and stability improvements has not had any service outages since September and they plan to extend their track record of reliability.

[Google Blog]