This question was asked a while ago on Stack Overflow: Why do some websites add slugs to the end of URLs? (although it's not specific to SE, it seems to apply here as well). From the accepted answer there: The slugs make the URL more user-friendly and you know what to expect when you click a link. Search engines such as Google rank the pages higher if the ...


On the Desktop site, the link has a different name, Feedback: This issue is already discussed here: Why does the "feedback" link go to Meta?

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