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Willing To Try Google Search History


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#1 yano

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    I can see what you post!


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Posted 10 April 2006 - 10:07 PM

http://searchenginewatch.com/searchday/article.php/3499046

Say goodbye to bookmarks: Google has rolled out a seriously cool search history feature that automatically keeps track of all of your web searches and every page that you view from search results.


http://www.google.com/searchhistory/

Regardless of what recently happen with the USA government and Google, would you try it?

According to article, your results, are only kept between you and Google.

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#2 Scarlett

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Posted 10 April 2006 - 10:17 PM

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Posted 10 April 2006 - 10:36 PM

Absolutely not.
Google does not delete anything, and keeps it forever. Who knows what might happen to this information in the future, or who might get their hands on it for whatever purpose.
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Posted 11 April 2006 - 03:01 PM

Yeah I typed in something and then saw it ended up in the search history. I was doing some research to prove some dumb dumbs wrong and then wanted to remove it from the history but could not...

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Posted 11 April 2006 - 07:38 PM

Well, it certainly helps to not be logged in while searching.

Is there a way to see search history from your IP if you weren't logged in?

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#6 yano

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Posted 11 April 2006 - 07:55 PM

Yeah I typed in something and then saw it ended up in the search history. I was doing some research to prove some dumb dumbs wrong and then wanted to remove it from the history but could not...

Yea you can.

I've been playing around with it for a few days as an expirament.

Go to Google.com then click "search history" log in.

Next click Remove items on the left.

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In the thumbnail above: Clear entire Search History will deleted your entire your history. However, it may still be left on Google's severs.

Finally who cool feature that I thought was neat, was the pause button. Supposively it won't store any information you type while you are logged in. (I may be iffy to trusting the 'pause' button).

Howevre, nonetheless, I think it's a cool idea to record this for personal referrence, however, I wouldn't logged everything I search on Google into it.

To get to this menu you simply click the Remove Items on the side.

You simply select the choice you want to remove and then click the REmove button (red).





Is there a way to see search history from your IP if you weren't logged in?

No. Google probably could look you up if they really wanted to.

Edited by yano, 11 April 2006 - 07:56 PM.


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Posted 11 April 2006 - 10:10 PM

I would not want Google to have access to that info...there is no guarantee that it won't be misused in the future.

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Posted 11 April 2006 - 10:15 PM

Yeah, definately not liking that idea.....

I don't want them to know about all my searches for how to make pipe bombs, how to fly a commercial air-liner, and how to bring down the american government!! THAT'S AN OUTRAGE!!

BTW: The above comment was sarcasm, and was not to be taken as support for their methods, NOR the idea that i actually search for crap like that. Thank you for listening.

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Posted 15 April 2006 - 06:20 AM

theyll probably sell the thing to the governemnt for a couple mill




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