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    Firefox add-on to see Short URL addresses?

    In order to avoid clicking on dodgy short urls, can anyone please recommend a Firefox add-on that enables one to see the full address as a tooltip?I've seen LongURL Mobile Expander mentioned in the past but don't think it works with the latest versions of Firefox.Thanks.

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    I install WOT (Web Of Trust) in Firefox and it blocks access to bad sites and asks you what you want to do. It even flags search results before you click on them.

    cheers, Paul

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    +1 for WOT

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    In my FF 39.0 when I move the mouse pointer over a link it is displayed at the bottom-left of the FF window:

    FF_Links.jpg

    You can also right-click a link then left-click "Copy link location" then paste into Notepad.
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    I just went to FF add-ons page, "Long URL Please" plugin/extension just might be the answer.
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