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10 Links That Will Show You What Google Knows About You

10 Links That Will Show You What Google Knows About You

Want to find out all the things Google knows about you? Here we have gathered the links that will show you some of the data Google has about you.

When you use Google’s search function to learn about the world, Google is using your searches to learn about you.

The search giant builds multifaceted profiles of users based on their search history, as well as browsing history on Google-owned sites like YouTube. It uses that data to build an advertising profile, serving users with ads that it thinks will match their demographics.

Through its cookies, Google gathers a lot of information about users online behavior. This data is used for targeting advertising and to personalize the different services Google offers. You can access that information anytime, but the links where you can do it are not well-known by most users.

To check most of these links you have to be logged in to your Google / Gmail account.

1. Ad Profile

Google ad settings show what Google knows about you regarding gender, age and specific interests based on the search history on Google and YouTube. If you want, you can switch off the ads based on your interests. Once deactivated, you will still see ads but only based on other parameters such as your current location and language.

It should be noted that this is not the only information Google uses to target its ads. Visited pages, how many times you have visited them and for how long are also used as part of the Google Analytics cookies.

http://www.google.com/settings/ads/

2. Personal Info

This is personal information from your Google account, provided when you registered in Google. It is the most sensitive data. It includes name, birth date, home address, phone numbers, email addresses, etc.

https://myaccount.google.com/personal-info

3. Location History

Users using Android devices share their location with Google. The location history shows your most visited places and all the places you have been. Of course, this is not something online Google does: iOS users also share their location continuously with Apple, providing information about most visited places and even time schedules.

https://maps.google.com/locationhistory

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