Monday, August 1, 2011

How To Disable Google’s Personalization Of Search Results

How To Disable Google’s Personalization Of Search Results
http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/disable-googles-personalization-search-results/

It’s never been a secret that Google uses your personal information (web history and browser data) by default to personalize your search results. Basically what it means is that what you see for some Google searches is (slightly) different from what other people see for the same searches.
You may like the feature (but want to switch it off for some searches) or you may want to disable it completely – it’s up to you and your purposes.

Help articles › Managing and using Google products › Web History › Basics
http://www.google.com/support/accounts/bin/answer.py?answer=54068&hl=en
Web History offers you more relevant search results and recommendations based on your web activity, providing you with a more personalized experience on Google.
To access your Web History, visit http://www.google.com/history

[My Web History seems to go back to Jan 2006]

 

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