Posts Categorized: RE07US

RE07.US Update: Expiring URL & Widgets

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RE07.US continues to make me smile. Last night’s update added a couple neat things; URLs now auto-expire after 5 minutes, yes, there’s also a timer. Usage data; referer, user agent, etc is now being captured. and finally, I’m testing out the RE07.US javascript widget for displaying the RE07.US link on your blog. I’ve got some […]

Introducing: RE07.US – The Greenest URL Shortener

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According to a recent post by FuelInteractive.com, a link in Twitter is clicked for 5 minutes, then completely ignored. That got me thinking about all the wasted short urls out there. So many tinyurl, culld.us, is.gd, et al, links just collecting dust after all that initial clicking. Seems so wasteful considering “the current economic climate”. […]