How to Know What Google Knows about You?

Google is Watching you

Do you know google is always watching you and records all the data related to what you search on internet, where you go, What videos you watch and what kind of content that you like the most. Depending upon these, google creates a profile of yours for mainly advertising purposes. If you want to find out What google knows about you then use the following links which will show you some of the data that google has stored about you.

Google is watching you

Google is watching you

1. Find out your Entire Google Search History :

Whatever you have searched on Google search and how many times you have clicked on google ads, can be found using this link.

http://google.com/history

Find out your Entire Google Search History -Techposts

Find out your Entire Google Search History -Techposts

2. Find how many apps and Extensions are using your Google data :

On your account activity page you’ll see a list of apps that are accessing your Google data. Here you can review and control access give to apps and extensions. Also you can grant or revoke permissions granted to an app.

https://security.google.com/settings/security/permissions

Find how many apps and Extensions are using your Google data -Techposts

Find how many apps and Extensions are using your Google data -Techposts

3. Get your complete Location History :

If you use and Android phone or tab or any other device where you are using Google maps for navigation or any other google app like gmail, google+ etc, then your device may be sending your locations to Google. You can see your location history by using following link.

http://maps.google.com/locationhistory

Get your complete Location History -Techposts

Get your complete Location History -Techposts

4. Get your Privacy and Security report from Google :

Google has an account activity  page where you can find all the Google services that you are using. From here you can enable a monthly report subscription which will be sent to you via E-mail.

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

Get your Privacy and Security report from Google -Techposts

Get your Privacy and Security report from Google -Techposts

5. How to know What Google thinks about you :

Google also offers a tool called google analytics which is used by the Blog owners and Websites to collect data about what pages you have viewed or how many times you have visited the Blog or Website and how long did you stay etrc. if you don’t want google to collect all this data about you, you can easily opt out using the following link.

http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Opt Out Google Analytics -Techposts

Opt Out Google Analytics -Techposts

Based on analytics data, your searches, location etc. Google creates a separate profile of yours based on your all activities. Google uses this information to serve you relevant ads. But you can control and review information that Google has about you by following with this link.

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

How to know What Google thinks about you -Techposts

How to know What Google thinks about you -Techposts

6. Youtube Search History :

Google also store your youtube video search history which you can see @ https://youtube.com/feed/history/search_history

Youtube Search History -Techposts

Youtube Search History -Techposts

Above all, Google also give you power to export all of your data from Google including Bookmarks, emails, contacts, Google Drive files, profile info, youtube videos that you have uploaded, photos etc. and much more. All you have to do is to click on following link :

http://google.com/takeout

Download Google Data - Takeout -Techposts

Download Google Data – Takeout -Techposts

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