Monday, December 14, 2009 - A URL Shortener From Facebook

Facebook has launched a URL Shortener; As well as being a standard URL shortener, it is also a domain name redirect. That means that will redirect you to No Official word from Facebook yet, but it has already been spotted in the 'wild' and is apparently the result of an automated process.

"Facebook is rolling out what appears to be its own URL shortening service, called

A URL shortener makes increasing sense as a Facebook feature, because the site is trying to be more open and connected to other web sites and Internet-connected devices.

Facebook recently began automatically shortening URLs that appear in its mobile interface.

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