How to see everything Google tracks about you and erase it

Google knows a lot about you, but its assumptions aren’t always right, Kim Komando advises.

Imagine for a minute your entire search history was open for everyone to see. That’s a scary thought, right?

Embarrassing queries aside, there are certain things you should never search using Google for an entirely different reason. It can totally open you up to scams and malware. Tap or click for seven risky search terms to avoid.

And then there are things you’d rather not have accessible to the world. Here’s how to remove your home from Google Street View.

If you’ve ever been curious about what secrets Google knows about you, here’s your chance to find out. Here’s a quick way to see firsthand:

Prepared to be shocked

First, make sure you’re signed in to your Google account. If you’re using Chrome and see your photo or initial in the top right corner, you’re good to go. Otherwise, go to and sign in.

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