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How to delete what Google knows about you

News of Facebook data breaches hardly come as a surprise anymore, but Google is hunched over in the corner, just as guilty of watching your every move under a microscope. Like everyone’s favorite social media platform, Google, too, shares your data with advertisers and third parties. It does so in hopes that it will help them better target advertisements your way. Google generally doesn’t make a ruckus about having a lot of dirt on its users, but it’s not a secret that they’re watching you.

The new My Activity page for Google users is proof that they’re trying to be more upfront with the data you’re giving them every day – it’s their new Data Transparency Policy. That’s just the beginning though. If you’re tired of feeling like a lab rat, here’s how to find out what Google has on you, and how to take control of what you share with them. LEARN MORE