Google Says It Will Give Privacy Control Back to Users

Jun 04, 2015

In a statement on its blog, Google announced a new feature called My Account that allows users to control all their privacy settings from one place. The post says, users can take the Privacy Checkup and Security Checkup. This will guide you "through your most important privacy and security settings." Additionally, you can "manage the information that can be used from Search, Maps, YouTube and other products to enhance your experience on Google."

Sick of ads that seem to follow you around the web? Google says "Use the Ads Settings tool to control ads based on your interests and the searches you've done." You can also control which apps and sites are connected to your account, and even if you don't have a Google account but still use some of its services, you can check out your controls at