Google terminates its service to shorten links
The service in question is – of course – goo.gl. A simple tool that even the longest links can shorten beyond recognition. Perfect in its simplicity, fast and extremely trouble-free. However, anonymous users will soon lose access to it – there will be no possibility to set up a new account. Soon, it is already April 13. Others have the opportunity to use it for the next year, ie until the end of March 2019.
A decade – this is how many users will be able to enjoy the benefits of a link shortener from Google. Employees say that closing it is a matter of … changing how users currently approach information transfer – and besides, there are many competitive services that are extremely popular.
Translation is at least strange to me, but actually, it’s … I should get used to them. Just recall the surprise when the company announced a few years ago that it closes its RSS reader – Google Reader. And despite the fact that the service was very popular, it was necessary to look for an alternative – fortunately, the proposal chosen by me at that time works perfectly to this day. Also here is the time to look for a worthy deputy.