Let’s say you want to share a webpage that you owned with your friends, but you don’t want other people to see that page. You only want to share that URL privately with a selected group of friends on Myspace, Twitter, Facebook or any other social media sites. For example, sharing a website on Facebook might let other people to share it again with the other people using the “share” button.
When sharing a very long URL address, it might look like spamming, therefore you will need a URL shortener to help you out. Using a URL shortening service might help you to easily share the links with your friends, but most URL shortening services do not come with security feature that only allow you to share it with the people you want. There is a way of sharing URL privately where you can create a password protected short URL using Trick.ly.