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IN Science & Technology ON 16 Sep, 2016
We all are aware of cyber attacks, right?
Google is a widely used search engine, and we all trust Google blindly. But do you know that Google is recording everything from your smartphone? I'll show you some necessary steps to stop Google from recording your data. Google now processes more than 40,000 searches per second across the globe. If you calculate, they capture more than 3.4 billion searches per day.
But how exactly to stop Google from recording our private stuff.
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It is important to erase the history if you don't want to share anything. But as you are using Android, Google is still saving your data. Do you know why Google is doing this? They want to make Google more user-friendly, and they are doing it successfully. If you are using Google for your web searches by voice, then remember they are listening to you.
Google never denies that they are not collecting the data from users. They also defended themselves by adding that they never used that data against any of their users. Yes, they are gathering the information but just to improve the user-experience.
Click on the three dots that you see on the top-right and then click on the Activity controls.
"Our search history is tied to that location where we conducted the search. Google also stores your particular interests based on your locations and period." Experts say. Goole also gives you an option to change your privacy settings.
Scroll down to Voice & Audio activity & click on Manage Activity.
Here you'll find the complete list of the times Google has recorded your voice. With or without you coming to know. It's quite weird guys, so brace yourself.
But, you can delete every voice notes manually by clicking on the three dots on the top right corner of every card. That's it, no need to worry anymore!