A URL for your Google+ account

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Today I started testing Google+ and I find it great for it is really fast (some of the features are a lot faster than the equivalent in Facebook.) This being said, and even though I got about 90 connections in a day, this doesn't mean it will overcome Facebook and LinkedIn.

Now, if you look at the URLs as you browse your account, it looks terribly ugly, right? To get a better name you want to go to the Google+ shortener: http://gplus.to/

Very easy to use, put your name on the left and your identifier on the right. Your identifier is that very long number in the URL. Then click Add. Voilà.

With the name you used, your new URL is this:


You can find me here: http://gplus.to/alexiswilke