How to See What’s Hidden Behind a TinyURL
Ive attempted the “+” trick with a bunch of other URL reducing tools and TinyURL is the just one besides Bitly that Ive discovered it to deal with..
Whats the technique?
Heres a video summary of how to see whats behind a TinyURL without in fact clicking the link.
The technique is to add “+” to the end of the Bitly URL to see whats behind it without clicking on it. A couple of individuals emailed me to ask if the that worked with other URL reducing services. If you see it elsewhere, it has actually been utilized without authorization.
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a blog post about how to see whats concealed behind a Bitly reduced URL without in fact clicking the link. The technique is to add “+” to the end of the Bitly URL to see whats behind it without clicking it. If the that worked with other URL reducing services, a few people emailed me to ask. The answer is it deals with
Applications for EducationAs I composed recently, building good digital citizenship and cyber security abilities is something that everybody should be helping our students do. Showing them little suggestions like this one to prevent clicking on suspicious links is among the methods that we can help our students build their digital citizenship and cyber safety abilities.
The technique is to include a “+” to the end of any TinyURL address in order to arrive on a safe TinyURL page that reveals what the initial link was that got shortened. If you desire to click through to the destination or not, you can then decide.
If you desire to attempt this with a TinyURL, tinyurl.com/emkns9a8 will lead you to the page for the Practical Ed Tech Virtual Summer Camp, but including a “+” at the end of that TinyURL will take you to the page where you can see the original link without clicking on it.
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