Google is now like an elephant... 16 replies

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SuperSmeg

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#1 6 years ago
Schofield VIP Member

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#2 6 years ago

Saw that earlier. I thought they had already done that but whatever...




SuperSmeg

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#3 6 years ago

Well, I had only just heard about it on SourceFed, so not my fault if I am a bit behind.




Nemmerle Forum Mod

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#4 6 years ago

See, this is why I've been using DuckDuckGo for some time now. Well that and DDG doesn't 'bubble' your search results. Which would have very destructive effects if you were looking to actually learn something new about an issue.




Darkness Knight 15

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#5 6 years ago

I think I'm gonna start waning off from Google. I don't trust it anymore. Hopefully they lose enough business through this that they revert it by necessity. :/




Mr. Matt VIP Member

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#6 6 years ago

I don't understand. Aren't they just combining histories across their various products? It's not like they've taken to publishing them for all to see.




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#7 6 years ago

So if I search for porn, I'll end up getting blow-up dolls and free sex advertised to me.

Sweet.




Darkness Knight 15

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#8 6 years ago

I don't know the specifics cause I've not read up but I think they are pulling a Facebook. The info will be generally and supposed to be confidential... Until it gives them a financial benefit to tell someone. Kinda scary.




Red Menace

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#9 6 years ago

It always never forgot, now it just does it more efficiently.


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D3matt

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#10 6 years ago

Simple solution: Turn off your search history? I never had it on in the first place anyway.




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