What if I told you that Google knows almost everything about you? (Even the size of underwear you’re wearing) How would you react if I say that your data is the source of Google’s income?
You’re probably influenced by the search engine giant in some way or the other (assuming that you’re a regular internet user) and of course, you have used Gmail, YouTube, Google Drive or something else from the Google’s suite of “free” services.
How do the above two paragraphs make sense in the same context? Connect the dots! Here’s the fact: Google makes money by collecting your data and selling it to advertisers, who in turn use it to create better products and target them to you.
While this is obvious to some smart people who were curious enough to get to this answer some time ago in their lives, this leads many people to awe.
Google is not selling anything but you!
It’s clearly stated in their T&Cs, just like most other companies offering a “free” product. Free isn’t free, isn’t it?
Presenting before you, a compilation of 7 such Google secrets, (most of them aren’t enormous secrets, but unnoticed facts) in the form of an infographic:
Dirty Secrets of Google
Well, that’s what Google knows about you. From the size of your underwear [If you searched for it on Google] to the explicit content you watch. The Google is getting smarter by learning what people want and tuning the search results according to it. That’s why you see the sites related to your search history.
But I Love GOOGLE! What about you?
Note – Yashraj Kakkad of TechProbeX.com creates this Infographic. I am using it on my site with his permission. You can use it on your site too, with proper permission of Yashraj.