Once you use any Google service, you are monitored in various ways. The entire business concept of the company is based on the ability to sell personalized advertising space to advertisers, so it is important to follow what interests you.
If you think this is inconvenient, there are some simple tricks on how to protect yourself.
- The easiest thing is to use the function Incognito window Which is available in all major browsers. Simply click on the menu button at the top right and select it New incognito window. The function can also be called Private window, private window Or similar. When using incognito windows, no cookies or history are saved.
- If you want to further reduce the risks of monitoring, you can of course use a private browser for services that you feel are insecure from a privacy point of view, e.g. Tor Browser or bravespecializing in privacy issues.
- Another tip is to get a VPN service. One of these hides your IP number thus making you anonymous. Read more at Our test is here.
- If using a browser Duck, duck, duck So it has a built-in Youtube player called Duck Player. When browsing it, you can avoid personalized ads. It's easy to use. Simply install Duckduckgo browser on your computer and open YouTube as usual. When you want to play a YouTube clip, select Watch on Duck Player.