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What does Google know about you? Its new privacy dashboard should reveal all

Author: Liam Tung / Source: ZDNet

Google has made its new Dashboard, on the right, more mobile friendly.

Google is rolling out an update to the Google dashboard with new features and a redesign aimed at making it easier to use on mobile.

The Dashboard is the place where Google shows users a snapshot of the Google services they use and what data it’s collecting, such as Maps location history, photos stored, search history, and YouTube history.

Dashboard launched in 2009 but until now hasn’t had a mobile version, making it difficult to use. The current page, designed for the desktop, is shown above on the left and contains a lot of small text and links with no obvious way to download data that Google has collected.

The new page in the right-hand image has larger logos for Google products, prioritizes popular products, and offers a link at the top of the page from where users can download all their data.

Previously the link to Google’s Takeout site where users can download their…

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