KW: Google revolutionized the way we use the internet. Many look to the data breaches that credit agencies have or the privacy issues from Facebook as real problems. The truth is, the personal information that Google has collected is likely greater than social media ever could.
Axios now reports that Google “likely knows everything you’ve ever typed into your browser’s search bar and every YouTube video you’ve ever watched.” That data can now be used to track your every move.
Even for those who believe they have “nothing to hide” online, the problems with Google collecting data on you expand beyond a simple invasion of privacy. Here’s what info Google has collected about you and what you need to know to protect yourself.
The search giant is the undisputed leader in the race to accumulate user data.