In the Wild World of URL Shorteners, Libya Is King

Google (GOOG) is betting on Greenland, Facebook on Montenegro and on Libya.

The rise of URL shorteners–those brief links that are thriving on space-constrained networks such as Twitter–has in turn created a sort of gold rush to snatch up the tiniest and cleverest domains.

Because dot-com registrations are over-saturated, the boon is happening in domains based in other countries.

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