They also have every image Ive ever searched for and saved, every location Ive ever searched for or clicked on, every news article Ive ever searched for or read, and every single Google search Ive made since 2009. And then finally, every YouTube video Ive ever searched for or viewed, since 2008.
This information has millions of nefarious uses. You say youre not a terrorist. Then how come you were googling Isis? Work at Google and youre suspicious of your wife? Perfect, just look up her location and search history for the last 10 years. Manage to gain access to someones Google account? Perfect, you have a chronological diary of everything that person has done for the last 10 years.
This is one of the craziest things about the modern age. We would never let the government or a corporation put cameras/microphones in our homes or location trackers on us. But we just went ahead and did it ourselves because to hell with it! I want to watch cute dog videos.
A caption was corrected on 28 March 2018 to replace privacy options in Facebook with privacy options in Windows 10.