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Thor

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I share my Youtube account with my friend. This account is connected with my google account. So for example when i change the google search page background,my friend can see that background. Also he can see my email address which i use for that account. So i'm curious can he also see my browsing history and other sites i'm logged into? Or is that just something that browser stores on my PC and can't bee seen by my friend?
 
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I share my Youtube account with my friend. This account is connected with my google account. So for example when i change the google search page background,my friend can see that background. Also he can see my email address which i use for that account. So i'm curious can he also see my browsing history and other sites i'm logged into? Or is that just something that browser stores on my PC and can't bee seen by my friend?
Yes he can. All you have to do is go to browsing history. If you don't want him to see it you have to disable this manually. Also why in hell would you do this? Google accounts are free man.
 

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Yes google will cache all the information. Like if I save my passwords and usernames for my accounts as I am browsing, he has access to that in his location as well.
 
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Yes google will cache all the information. Like if I save my passwords and usernames for my accounts as I am browsing, he has access to that in his location as well.
You can turn all that off man. HOWEVER as I asked before WHY would you share an account?
 

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We are sharing Youtube account. So we are both uploading videos on it. Unfortunately for some reason (don't know why or how) my YT account and Google account are the same it seems. If i change my password for YT acc,it gets changed for google acc. I don't want to share my google acc with him but it's just the way it is now.
 
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We are sharing Youtube account. So we are both uploading videos on it. Unfortunately for some reason (don't know why or how) my YT account and Google account are the same it seems. If i change my password for YT acc,it gets changed for google acc. I don't want to share my google acc with him but it's just the way it is now.
Create a new account just for you guys to share. OR create another account just for you. No need for him to see what porn you prefer.
 

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You can turn all that off man. HOWEVER as I asked before WHY would you share an account?
Yea you can but the whole point of google and google chrome is to be able to log in anywhere and access your login info for websites and favorites.
 

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LOL i don't watch porn but still. No need for him to poke his nose in everything i do on the web.
 
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LOL i don't watch porn but still. No need for him to poke his nose in everything i do on the web.
improbable, perhaps inadvisable...
 

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I've not looked into it, but doesn't google allow you to give another google account limited rights to post pictures or do whatever, so that your friend can't pry into your private life?
 

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Just don't use chrome. If you use any other browser Google will not track that information and he won't have access to it. Actually I think there is even an option in chrome to not attach the browser to your account.
 
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Just don't use chrome. If you use any other browser Google will not track that information and he won't have access to it. Actually I think there is even an option in chrome to not attach the browser to your account.
Thats not true. Google tracks all browsing history when you are signed in. You have to manually pause it in the privacy settings.
 

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Thats not true. Google tracks all browsing history when you are signed in. You have to manually pause it in the privacy settings.
No, it tracks search history and what you clicked on from google searches, not browsing history. And by default even that is turned off, you have to enable it manually before it starts tracking your searches.
 
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No, it tracks search history and what you clicked on from google searches, not browsing history. And by default even that is turned off, you have to enable it manually before it starts tracking your searches.
If you say so. Ive set up 5 different accounts and they ALL TRACK by default. Here is a jpeg of it paused which I had to set manually.




From Google....


Basics: Web History


When you create a Google Account, Web History is automatically turned on. Web History offers more relevant search results and recommendations across Google’s products and services based on your web activity, providing a more personalized experience on Google. You can turn off Web History at any time.

What we store in Web History

We store information related to search queries you entered into Google, the results that appeared, and the pages you visit, such as the URL, but don't store a snapshot of the page itself in your account.
 
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You're making it sound like it saves your full history. It saves pages visited through Google, but not addresses you type in, from yahoo, etc.
 

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If you say so. Ive set up 5 different accounts and they ALL TRACK by default. Here is a jpeg of it paused which I had to set manually.

http://img.techpowerup.org/120524/Untitled-2.jpg


From Google....


That is what I get when I go to the privacy settings, it isn't activated by default on any of my accounts. However, I guess it is possible that my accounts were grandfathered in and new accounts are on be default, I haven't created a new account in a while.