Bit.ly is known to us as one of the most popular and advanced URL shorteners available. Bit.ly is also available as browser extension for quick shortening. Its analytics tool is very useful as it shows the total number of clicks on the shortened URL, the tweets with the URL in them and more. Wouldn’t it be great to view the analytics of any link using some direct shortcut? Well its really easy; just add a “+” sign at the end of any bit.ly link to see its analytics.
Category: Tips, Tricks and Hacks
The thumbnail images of friends help us take a quick glimpse on his/her activity, without having to read the name. Facebook’s thumbnail images look decent in size for a thumbnail, but if you need to get a larger preview of the thumbnail, you’ll need to head over to your friend’s profile page. If your friend has shared pictures on Facebook, there’s no choice but to open the images to view them large on their respective pages. But with inYOf4ceBook script for Greasemonkey, you can easily preview larger versions of images just by hovering your mouse over them.
Google being the Technology Giant it is, keeps launching lots of new services now and then and keeps adding new features to the already existing ones. But unless you keep regular tabs on the major blogs by Google, you won’t know what Google came up with recently. Even the technology blogs do not cover everything new by Google. Google new is a page on the Google’s website that lists all the new services by Google.
Facebook’s Event application is one of the most widely uesd applications that has been promoted by Facebook itself. Google Calendar is also a popular place for sharing and managing events. People generally create events on Facebook as it is easier to share and invite. But you can choose to sync your Facebook events and Google Calendar if you use Google Calendar more often.
We need to access Control Panel every now and then for tweaking our PC. Some items are available in the main control panel root folder while for some, you have to dig deep into it. You can run the Control Panel tools by using the appropriate shortcuts from the command line. Here is a list of some commands that can be used from the command prompt or from the Run Command to access some useful Control Panel tools.
Facebook notes is a great place for sharing ideas or starting a discussion. Due to a very primitive interface, Facebook notes wasn’t much of a fun to use. Besides browsing through the notes was also a tedious job. But now, with some revamps, the Notes has become better.
YouTube these days doesn’t let you download videos via sites like javimoya.com or other such sites. But with this nifty trick, you can download and save YouTube videos right from Google Chrome. You’ll need to install IE tab plugin on Google Chrome.
Internet Explorer Tab or IE tab is a very useful plugin for chrome that enables you to view a page as it would look on Internet Explorer. But besides that it is also nifty for some other tasks like print previewing in Google Chrome, downloading via download manager on right-click and so on.