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URL

Abbreviation for:
Universal/Uniform Resource locator 
upper range limit
upper rate limit
upper reference limit

URL

Lab medicine Upper reference limit Online Uniform Resource Locator An address on the web Medical URLs Virtual Library of Medicine, Visible Man, Mayo Clinic. See Bookmark, Browser, Web.

URL

uniform resource locator (the unique address of a page on the Internet); upper reference limit (of a test).
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As for now a major challenge of URL shortening service industry would be to regain the credibility outside of spammers and malicious links.
Branded URL Shortening is an excellent tool for online marketing.
"It is possible that spammers are setting up their own URL shortening sites since legitimate URL shortening sites, which have long suffered with abuse, have slightly improved their detection of spam and other malicious URLs." www.symantec.com.
There are hundreds of websites that provide URL shortening service, which has become increasingly popular in today's age of microblogging and short-form status updates.
URL shortening service: A URL shortening service is of great help when dealing with services such as Twitter that limit your message length.
Depending on the URL shortening service, up to 25 characters may be needed for the link.
India, July 19 -- Google had created a website called "goo.gl" last year, opening its public URL shortening tool for everyone.
The url shortening tools are becoming increasingly popular as they enable users to shrink up long, unwieldy URLs.
The click-tracking process works for marketers by using TextBoard's own URL shortening service called "3tq," which takes lengthy URLs and shrinks them down to mobile-compatible URL strings of only 20 digits.
URL shortening services like <a href="http://bit.ly/" target="_blank">Bit.ly</a> and <a href="http://www.tiny.cc/" target="_blank">TinyURL</a> have become popular thanks to the growing success of Twitter.
Each event added automatically posts a link to the @on_in_Liverpool twitter account automatically using the event permanent link shortened via the bit.ly twitter URL shortening system.
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