Google, How Much Does It Know You?

How Google tracks you

The mega giant search engine Google knows pretty much everything about you as long as you use any Google software. It might even be able to tell your favorite food and your size, lol. Over the years google has transcended from not only being a search engine but being the owners and designers of many apps. Through their vast and numerous apps, Google can be able to describe you, know the places you have been to, what you frequently surf on the internet. Google can even tell your exact facial and audio recognition, that’s awesome!

Its weird to know that google knows your.
  • Religion
  • Voice
  • Date of birth
  • Voice & appearance
  • Places you visited in the past
  • Your friends and contacts
  • Fitness level
  • Passwords
  • Photos
  • Search histories
  • Political beliefs
  • What you like browsing about. (and so many other numerous things)

Google is able to tell all these information about you from their apps. They have an enormous number of softwares which makes it have access to your data, IP address, location, browse history and also cookies.

A Number of Google’s Numerous Apps

Google Play Store: Through it they can tell your favorite apps, games you like to play.

Gmail: Your contacts are saved on your Google mail account. Also you can send and receive mails, so what you discuss with anyone and even your transactions are saved for later reference. Actually, the Gmail does a lot of things added to these ones, your passwords, credit cards PIN are all saved on in your Gmail.

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Google Maps: Google map can actually tell tell your locations, where you have been to in the past example, restaurants, hospitals, fuel stations, your home and many more. One of the major things the Google can do is that, it helps to locate a lost or stolen phone. Check it out, you lost your phone and you don’t know any software you can use to locate your device, Google maps locates exactly where it is, provided that your phone‘s location is on.

Google Calendar: Do you know that your future events and plans are all in their finger tips? Yes, they are, once you save any date as reminder, consider it done by the Google calendar so its never hard for it not to track your daily activities.

YouTube: After you have watched a video in YouTube, the next time you search for the video, the video will automatically resume from where it stopped meaning that it actually saved your data of starting from fresh to watch it. They can also tell the videos you watch most that is, your search history.

Google Search: They know your browse history, voice. Thats why google is able to the give you the right pop up ads, and the correct news depending on your research.

How To Avoid Google knowing about you.

Use another browser: Learn to make use of browsers that are not software of google especially Google Chrome.

Privacy; Set your browsers to privacy mode, so they won’t be able to tell your browse histories.

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Turn off Location : When you turn off location in your phone and Google Map they won’t be able to track you.

Try using other search: Note that browser is different from search engine. Google Chrome is a browser while Google search is a search engine.

Avoid permitting third party apps from accessing your mails, if you want to export all your data you can take it out into a file which you can download.

Also note that google has taken down the Google+ accounts.

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