By now, we have seen many interesting and jingly .ly sites, many URL shorteners too ( of course, followed by,,,, ... you name it). So far so good, but this blog never properly discussed the local market. And it is high time for it.

Monir Elhussein opened in May this year and in less than four month he nearly made it to Alexa 50k. The site is ranked by Alexa as number 115 in Libya and number 17 .ly globally (being number 5 of those in Arabic).

The list of top 100 .ly sites goes as follows:,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, and


A new service created by Edo Segal of Futurity Ventures, your text delievered to his phone instantly.

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What Formspring.Me did for .ME, is still trying to do for .LY. Will it make it? The guys behind the project are confident they will.

So far, like Formspring.Me they are doing well, even without, which apparently was squoted earlier this year.

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Hot news from This one of the most successful .ly start-up so far seems to be acquired or taken over by

Below goes their today's announcement:

Dear User, is now part of!

Over the months to come, we plan to integrate into BusinessCard2. The result will be the largest and most capable network of web-enabled business cards on the planet. Before any changes occur, we wanted to alert you to the integration plan.

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Some people indeed, misspell .ly as .li, so it is worth to mention such jingles too. missed so they decided to go with and And yet, works just fine too: