Thursday, April 14, 2011 gets small, new, useful features

Recently, Google's public URL shortener, got a minor update I reported. Now, the Official Google Blog is writing about it. There's also a couple more updates.

Skip the break to learn more.

You can now remove URLs from your dashboard. It is so annoying when you shorten a URL by mistake, and it gets burnt onto your dashboard forever (when signed in), even if you don't want it. Now you can remove them. Actually, it just hides the URL. You can't see it on your dashboard, but it still works.

It has also got spam reporting. If you stumble upon a link that leads to a malicious website, you can report it to Google with a simple form at Considering that it has happened before this feature might be very helpful.

[via Official Google Blog]