Online Pedagogy Web 2.0 Tools

How to “crop” the long URL?

It happens often to me… When referring to a link to some news, document or video, the URL is extremely long. This applies especially to twitter limiting the message to a specific number of characters.
Google URL Shortener is an online service that reduces the internet address to 20 characters. Interesting?

  1. Login to
  2. Enter the URL you want to shorten and click the Shorten URL button
  3. The service will provide a short URL that can be used instead the original URL