As with Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook, tacking that username (or $Cashtag) at the end of the Square Cash website URL will bring visitors to your personal page. From there, those who owe you green can simply type in the amount and click “Pay.
However, less desirable suffixes such as .porn and .sucks will also be usable, leading to major brands moving to buy these potentially damaging URLs before anybody else can. CNN reports that a select group of people and companies are getting early ...
While a WhoIs search for HBOnow.com shows that this URL is currently held by domain name registrar Dynadot, it's worth noting that the name was snapped up in Sept. 2014, shortly before HBO announced it would launch a standalone streaming service.
Yet the URL is to a website what power steering is to a car: unsexy, totally necessary, and mostly unworthy of attention until something's askew. From politicians to pop stars, this week saw an influx in stories concerning this oft-overlooked digital tool.