Official abbreviated URL feature appeared in Google Maps, drastically compress long URL long

It's a sinful Google Maps that has caused a lot of tragedies to end up being unable to link or end up being broken when you tell people by e-mail because it generates a messy long address, but at last it's a formal feature Abbreviated URL generation function was added.

Google LatLong: Just a Short URL away

Easy to use, when you display the desired address or map on Google Maps click this icon in the upper right

Check "short URL"

Then it becomes dramatically shorter like this

Note that this function was originallyGoogle Maps LabsAlthough it was made public at, it became an official function. In addition, since Labs of Google Maps has distance measurement tool, latitude longitude tool tip, latitude and longitude marker, etc., those with high usage frequency may become formal function.

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