Shrturl Is One Reason Not To Trust A Short Url!

Shrturl Is One Reason Not To Trust A Short Url!

When using social media it is the image that makes you look and a headline that makes you click on the short URL below it. However, do you ever wonder where that short URL is going to take you? Is it safe, is the webpage a fake or could it simply be real, who knows. Well after you have seen this, you will never trust the content that pops up on the screen after clicking again. It is all the idea of Alexander Griffioen he created this tool and in the process has taken it one step further.

Shrturl Is One Reason Not To Trust A Short Url!

So now, what happens is to shorten the URL you enter the website page that you need to shortened and press enter, the page appears and here is the kicker! You can actually change the text and images on the site to create a new headline, image or page. Yes, this simple tool allows you create a bogus webpage from almost any website and that is what makes this sort of scary in a way; imagine the fun that can be had with this brilliantly funny tool! Naturally, once you have saved the URL, screenshot or both, they must be shared and that is when the fun starts. Of course, some people might not see it that way!

Shrturl Is One Reason Not To Trust A Short Url!

For more examples of this rather amusing tool, check them out on Twitter you will be totally amazed at the some of these web pages that people have created, just be careful which websites you choose to manipulate, as some big corporations or governments might not take very kindly to see their pages changed in this manner.

Source: Shrturl