TinyURL.com

Making over a billion long URLs usable! Serving billions of redirects per month.

TinyURL was created!

The following URL:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/what-caused-the-financial-crisis-the-big-lie-goes-viral/2011/10/31/gIQAXlSOqM_story.html?tid=pm_business_pop
has a length of 147 characters and resulted in the following TinyURL which has a length of 26 characters:
http://tinyurl.com/7xa5bov

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Or, give your recipients confidence with a preview TinyURL:
http://preview.tinyurl.com/7xa5bov
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How to copy and paste the TinyURL: To copy the TinyURL to your clipboard, right click the link under the TinyURL and select the copy link location option. To paste the TinyURL into a document, press Ctrl and V on your keyboard, or select "paste" from the edit menu of the program you are using.
Enter a long URL to make tiny:

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http://tinyurl.com/
May contain letters, numbers, and dashes.