Google’s URL shortening service – goo.gl – supports custom aliases just like bit.ly and tinyurl.com but it appears that they have enabled this feature only for internal use. For example, the URL goo.gl/mattcutts will take you straight to Matt Cutts’ blog. Some people have managed to reverse-engineer the goo.gl API by reading the Google Toolbar’s(…)
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