Saturday, May 4, 2013

Decrypting Short URLs - Is this link safe to click on?

Have you ever received a shortened link to a site in an email or seen a link on a webpage and wondered "Is it safe to click on this link?"

Check out this website, which will decrypt most shortened URLs and give you a preview of the full website address and even a visual preview of the website without placng your computer at risk! Once you see the full web address and preview you can decide whether to continue on to the site. In addition to decrypting shortened weblinks, the site will provide previews of full URLs also.

This is a great site to bookmark on your home and work computers:

If you use embed code, the site even provides embed code for your blog or webpage, click on the webmaster tab for the code.

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