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Never get Rickrolled again with LongURL

URL shortening services like TinyURL are great if you're trying to convey a lot of information in a tiny amount of space. For example, if you want to share a link with your friends on Twitter. But if you're a cautious web surfer who prefers to know where a link will lead you before clicking, LongURL can help.

All you have to do is copy and paste a shortened URL into the text box on LongURL, and the site will let you know where the link leads. Better yet, you can install a Firefox extension or Greasemonkey script that will automatically show you the full URL for any shortened URL whenever you mouse over one.

LongURL supports more than a dozen popular URL shortening services including TinyURL, SnipURL, and Tweetburner.

[via Lifehacker]

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