New privacy tools to help you stay safe and in control online

Google Blog: “Last year, we launched the Results about you tool to make it easy for you to request the removal of search results that contain your personal phone number, home address or email, right from the Google app or however you access Search. Now, we’ve significantly updated and improved the tool, helping you keep track of your personal contact information in Search and alerting you when we find it, so you can get it removed. In the coming days, we’ll be rolling out a new dashboard that will let you know if web results with your contact information are showing up on Search. Then, you can quickly request the removal of those results from Google — right in the tool. We’ll also notify you when new results from the web containing your contact info pop up in Search, to give you added peace of mind. You can access this tool in the Google app by clicking on your Google account photo and selecting “Results about you”, or by visiting This tool is available in the U.S. in English to start, and we’re working to bring it to new languages and locations soon…”

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