Google abandons URL shortening in Chrome

Google has called quits on the notion of truncating URLs in Chrome, according to a note from earlier this month in the Chromium project’s bug database.”This experiment didn’t move relevant security metrics, so we’re not going to launch it,” Emily Stark, a staff software engineer on the Chrome team, wrote in the June 7 entry.Android Police first reported on Stark’s note June 10.To read this article in full, please click here


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