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Test URLs before visiting them?


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#1 Double44

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Posted 11 January 2014 - 12:40 PM

Lots of people on social media sites like using URL shorteners to link people to different sites. Only problem I have with this, is that I cannot see the destination. Is there anything out there that can allow me to test a links' identity before visiting it?



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Posted 11 January 2014 - 01:10 PM

I use this site: http://longurl.org/expand

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Posted 15 January 2014 - 01:51 AM

Awesome, thank you very much Animal.



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Posted 15 January 2014 - 09:36 AM

You're quite welcome on behalf of the Bleeping Computer community.

The Internet is so big, so powerful and pointless that for some people it is a complete substitute for life.
Andrew Brown (1938-1994)


A learning experience is one of those things that say, "You know that thing you just did? Don't do that." Douglas Adams (1952-2001)


"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination circles the world." Albert Einstein (1879-1955)


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