We have observed lots of peoples tweets, share some links on social networking sites with shortened URL. If any URL is shortened, you can not read the URL as well as destination URL of any website. Some time spammers use shortened URL links to hide original URL from peoples to get massive traffic to their sites.But unshortn.com is a tool to unmask URL easily.
How to Unmask shortened URL
unshortn.com is such a website that lets you to unmask asked URL with bit.ly, su.pr, tinyurl, or any URL Shortening websites. All you will need to do is just copy any masked shortened URL from your source and paste it in to the URL bar at unshortn.com. Clicking on make longer or pressing enter will show you the original link for the shortened URL.
It will also show you recently shortened urls by other users on their website. You can also check them out just for fun, which was recently opened by other users.
Advantage of Unmasking links:
- It will show you original site links, so that you know original destination URL.
- You can know if somebody is phishing you directly by expanding that URL
- Click on expanded link directly from there, no need to copy web address and paste in browser url bar.
- You will not take to any spammy or pornographic sites, if you check shortened URL before you visit it.
- Free & easy to use.
- Related : LongURL
You can check out this unshortening tiny URL service @ http://www.unshortn.com
If you use any other services or tool to Unmask shortened URL, feel free to suggest us by commenting in the comment section below. We would love to review your suggestion on our website.
Update : Unfortunately this unshorten.com service is no longer available, however you can try out alternative web app that is untiny.me that work on similar algorithm and help you to unmask shortened URLs quickly.