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Saturday, 2 July 2016

Google Introduced "My Activity" Page That Shows All The Things You Do Online

Google My Activity

As we know Google always comes with something new. This time Google has introduced a page called My Activity that shows the activity you do online. Actually, it shows the activities that are collected when your browse through Google or its services. Google’s new My Activity page also shows all the search performed using various devices since it is linked to your Google account.

Google had also shared what type of information it saves which includes searches and other things you do on Google products and services, like search and Maps. It even saves your connection information that includes location, language and whether you use a browser or an app. It also keeps information regarding ads that you respond to by clicking the ad itself or purchasing something on the advertiser’s site. It also records your IP address.

Apart from all this Google also keep records of all your chrome browsing history, Websites and apps you use and the data they share with Google. Your activity on websites and in apps that use any Google service. Google said “When Web & App Activity is on and you check the box next to Include Chrome browsing history and activity from websites and apps that use Google services,”

Users can now control what’s being saved by Google, and can manage them according to their wishes. They can delete their past searches and browsing activity etc. Google said: “You’re in control of what’s saved, and you can delete your past searches and browsing activity or turn off Web & App Activity at any time.

Google My Activity
Google - My Activity

My Activity is a really a great tool for anyone with a Google account. However, the important point to be noted here is when you use all these free apps and services of Google, you are actually giving up your personal data to do it.

So, check your activity page now.