g.co is the top-level domain URL shortcut for Google, as announced on July 18, 2011.[1] According to Gary Briggs, Google's Vice President of consumer marketing, the .co purchase was to help users of the shortened domain, "always end up at a page for a Google product or service."[2][3]


  1. ^ Alexia Tsotsis (18 July 2011). "Google Buys G.Co To Create An Official URL Shortcut For Google Products". Tech Crunch. Retrieved 18 July 2011.
  2. ^ Elinor Mills (18 July 2011). "Google buys g.co domain". cnet. Retrieved 18 July 2011.
  3. ^ Gary Briggs (18 July 2011). "g.co, the official URL shortcut for Google websites". Official Google Blog. Retrieved 18 July 2011.