Be safe with Shorten URL scams, use LongURL (firefox)

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by clevin, Apr 22, 2009.

  1. clevin macrumors G3

    clevin

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    https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/8636

    there are many URL shorten service out there, since it obscure the real url of a website, there are also many people abusing it to defraud you.

    LongURL Mobile Expander will show the real destination when you mice hover the shortened links.

    A good way to be safe.
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    PS, This service is provided by longURL.org service. There is user js file with greasemonkey can do the similar job too.
     
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