Have you ever thought, how much Google knows about you?
The main source of information for Google is your searches, of course. But Google – is not just a search engine.
Google also has many other services, such as
- Gmail (including Contacts)
- Google Calendar
- Google Plus
- Google Buzz
- Google Talk (chat)
- Google Reader (RSS)
- Google Docs
- AdWords, DoubleClick Ad Planner
- Google Voice (Android)
- Google Finance
- Google Analytics
- and many others. Just see for yourself
Here are the links that will show you what Google knows about you.
1) What Google services you use
Link where you can see info about ALL Google services you are using:
And even all non-google services (such as Twitter) you ever connected with your Google account.
2) Who you know
This link will show you all of your social connections
You can see what Google knows about your friend-colleagues-enemies you somehow connected via Google Plus/ever exchanged emails from Gmail / invited to share Google Docs etc etc
Well, if they ever let Google know about them on Internet, you will see it there.
How Google use your social connections?
Social connections influence content that can show up in your search results. This is one of the Google ranking factors.