ENTRIES TAGGED "URL shortener"
2011 threat predictions, Google's Hotpot trial, and Facebook's stuffed piggy bank.
In this edition of ePayments Week: mobile platforms and geo services appear in McAfee Labs' Threats Predictions report; Google tests near-field communications; and what will Facebook do with all that new money?
URL shorteners have upside, but they also raise issues around stability, privacy, and performance.
Link shorteners have become part of the web's social fabric, but is that a good thing? In this piece we take a look at the key issues surrounding shorteners: stability, obfuscation, performance and privacy.