The shortest URL you will find anywhere

Following the path of the venerable tinyurl, takes advantage of unicode to make things very, very, very short.

For example, this blog's URL would be http://➡.ws/콢

As you can see there is a tiny arrow (thus the name of the service) and a seemingly korean character.

The domain name is legal, that's just a one-character unicode name, which seems to be legal according to the rules of the ws TLD. Then a unicode path, again just one character.

Since unicode has several thousand glyphs, it is possible that about a trillion URLs could be done using only a 3-letter path, which is pretty awesome.

Of course you probably can't type the damn things, but you can copy&paste them.

If any of this doesn't work for you, get on the unicode wagon already!


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