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Who is spying you online?

Most internet users are unaware how the websites trace their activity on the web. Let’s find out the ways of tracking and what they do with all that information.

Every second you spend online, you are giving away your data in voluntarily thanks to… cookies. Cookies are small files that are placed on your computer and allow connecting websites get identifying information about you and your activity on the web. Like Hansel and Gretel breadcrumbs these cookies even trail that sometimes helpful by saving your browsing preferences or showing you relevant information. So everybody knows your name, tastes and interests.

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What Google Knows About You (And Why It Matters)

Google is much more than search tool, it has many products you love: Gmail, YouTube, Google+, Google Maps and many more. Want to know what this company knows about you? Find out in our article.

Have you ever searched for a thing in Google, let’s say a hotel in London and then you were observing various hotel offers and banners for a month? Well, it happens all the time.

When you use Google, you are making a deal: free services for the information about yourself. Obviously, with a deep knowledge about customer’s behavior, Google and other search engines like Yahoo! and Yandex sell that information to advertisers. The companies are willing to pay for reaching the ideal target audience. For example, hotels want to target people who travel. Children’s toys producers are interested in parents.

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