Googling Your Date? Step Away From That Keyboard


Keyboard SearchCheck out this fascinating piece from YourTango:

Daters of the world: Think before you Google.

Details on potential dates, current boyfriends and their pesky ex-girlfriends are all readily available via the convenient Information Super-Highway, but Googling someone might not be as anonymous as you think.

If the person you’re stalking — I mean, researching — has any form of website featuring statistical data (perhaps from Google Analytics), your browsing isn’t quite anonymous. Tools like these track IP addresses and where hits are coming from, including geographic location.

To find out more about why Googling your date might not be a great idea, continue reading at YourTango.

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