URL shortening service that takes a long URL and makes it very compact

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Google Sheets Function to get a shortened URL (from Bit.ly or goo.gl etc.)

I have a Google spreadsheet that builds Google Analytics links. I'd like to shorten those links. I tried the Bit.ly example but even their example does not work. How can I do this?
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Permanently delete a shortened link from bit.ly

I want to delete a shortened link from bit.ly that was created by me. How can I do that?
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How can I be certain that a URL-shortened link I click isn't going to send me to a dangerous or unwanted site?

When I see a shortened URL, I'm always hesitant to click it because I don't know where the link is going to go. (In the worst case, it may lead to an XSS exploit against a site that I'm logged in to) ...