Tiny URLs: Convenient, Cool, and Risky

URL shortening, through services such as tinyurl.com and bit.ly, are a convenient way to get shorten URLs so they fit within emails, tweets, and other postings. The convenience, however, does come with risks.

In the CNET Article, URL shortening is hot–but look before you leap, Stephen Shankland identifies some of the risks and offers great advice about picking a service.