I often encounter links that get really long. So my request would be to shorten them.
Best would be to shorten the link so that only the domain shows up, I think.
This is one example of such long links:
That could become:
Or we go the extra mile and implement a "title reader" in PHP and then display the title (would suit more the content), see http://stackoverflow.com/a/3711554/1066234
PS: I know there could be a plugin for that. But I thought having this as default in core would be awesome.