Everyone is racing to show up high in Google search results, but have you ever imagined what it would be like to get featured on Google’s home page?
OK, back to reality, guys – for better or worse that place is reserved for Google Products only! And as much as we are all used to the neat and simplistic blank page with the way too familiar Google logo and a search bar, we, as sworn Internet junkies, quickly discern any change of design the page may undergo.
So, here it is! The latest featured link on Google’s homepage, from 18 June, redirected us to the comprehensive Google Privacy Settings page. Below you could read a very useful and easy-to-follow walkthrough for the rabbit hole of Google privacy settings.
But before we go there, it would be quite useful to discuss the general stand of Google on privacy and to try to understand the basics of Google Search.
GOOGLE IS A PERSONALIZED SEARCH ENGINE
Being a personalized search engine, Google’s goal is to best define each of its users’ interests and preferences like favorite topics, sources of information, bloggers, and online businesses. Continue reading “Google Prompts Its Users For a Privacy Checkup”