One major downside with Google’s handling of profiles is the horrendously long and complicated URL that is assigned to you. Right now, the only “official” way to access your profile is through a long string of numbers like https://plus.google.com/106268503834064085453. It’s not pretty, and it’s extremely hard to remember unless you have magic memory. Unfortunately, Google+ currently offers no option to enable a shorter, custom URL like Facebook(http://facebook.com/username) and Twitter(http://twitter.com/username).
The good thing is, there are quite a few unofficial profile URL shortening services around that can temporarily solve the problem, at least until Google … Continue Reading →