Short Link is the short form of long URL. Sometimes we need to copy and send or remember a URL/Link. But it becomes difficult if the URL/Link is too much long to memorize. That's why some companies will help you to generate a short link for link / url instead of long url/link. On the other hand, digital marketers or people who need to short a link track a link; they often use short links.
Short link generator site also provide you a dashboard to monitor how much user clicked on the short link, from where, which country, which device, browser etc. It's a good side of short links.
But sometimes bad people use this technology for bad work. They send phishing, malware, or viruses-related short links. Before examining, peoples click on these links and infected their devices badly.
Short Link, URL Extractor and Expander, Reveal Shortened URL Tool will help you to Extract, Expand and reveal the original Link or URL and will help you to find the hidden Link / URL Title and Screenshot.
By using this tool you can check short link's hidden destination link before clicking. You can read hidden destination link's meta data like site author name, title, description, keywords, is indexable by google and other search engines or not, article info (published time, updated time, article author), twitter, username and many more metadata.
By examining all metadata you can avoid phishing, malware, and viruses container URLs and LINKs
In this image we can see 3 shortlnk. First shortlink is http://s.lnk/link1 and this link (http://s.lnk/link1) redirecting to http://s.lnk/link2, So for link 1 (http://s.lnk/link1), http://s.lnk/link2 is first redirect Link and http://s.lnk/link2 is redirecting to http://s.lnk/link3. So http://s.lnk/link3 is last redirect link for http://s.lnk/link1.
So the Last Redirect link is the last destination of your short link and the First Redirect link is the first destination of your short link.