Certainly a lot of people weren’t happy about the news that Google has been circumventing Apple Safari’s and Internet Explorer’s privacy settings. Millions of people use these browsers (both for desktop and mobile computing) and this type of news is something that won’t be received well. What’s the use of tweaking the security settings of your browser when it cannot really protect your privacy, right?
But you can actually control the information you share online. If your browsers cannot really protect your online privacy, you can probably solve the issue by targeting the heart of the matter – Google. You can change your Google settings to stop your browsers from sharing too much information. When you go to your Google Accounts’ Dashboard, you will see all the Google services that you are using and all the information that you are sharing. From there, you can then edit or remove the information that you currently share and you would want to remain private.
It is understood however that you will feel skeptical about tweaking Google settings especially after the news about Google bypassing its users’ privacy settings. Thus, if you don’t think adjusting Google’s
Privacy Tools works, there are other ways to protect information online as follows: