Category: Privacy

Google About Me Page Gives You One Stop Privacy Settings

As a heavy user of Google services, there are a lot of settings and controls that are available to me to keep certain things private from the general public.  I for example have no problem with everyone knowing I live in the Denver, Colorado area but I don’t really want everyone to know my physical address.  I love you guys and all but….

Before now, you could go to the Google Accounts page and wade through all of the different security and privacy settings for your account and how things appear on Google+, YouTube and other Google sites.  Now the company has made it much easier to go and find those settings and adjust them.  This week they launched the Google About Me site, a single site that allows you to edit your personal information as well as privacy settings for virtually every setting on your Google account.  Google About Me is aimed to help you see all of your settings and information and give you the ability to quickly edit them instead of having to jump through hoops on the account page.

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