18 Jul '11, 7pm

Google Buys G.Co

Google gets in on the one letter .co craze. .Co Internet has found a home for another one letter .co domain name: Google. The internet giant has purchased rights to g.co, joining an all-star cast of companies picking up one letter .co domains: Twitter: t.co Overstock: o.co Go Daddy: x.co Amazon.com: A.Co, Z.Co and K.Co Google plans to use g.co as a URL shortener. .Co Internet has received a lot of press around the big companies that have registered its one letter domain names. Although eventually they’ll run out of short domains to sell, it’s a smart strategy to get big names on board. And having them use the URL as a shortener means millions of links will populate the web with the .co brand. Further Reading: Google Buys Plus.me Google Duped Us

Full article: http://domainnamewire.com/2011/07/18/google-buys-g-co/

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