Posts Tagged ‘search history’

My Last Search Reveals What You Searched for on the Internet

Friday, July 10th, 2015

If I want to see what I’ve been searching for lately, all I have to do is turn off AdBlock and then go to a news site and see what sort of ads they’re feeding me.

My Last Search is a free portable program for the Windows operating system that retrieves and displays the search history of popular browsers on the system. My Last Search may be useful if you want to get a quick overview of searches conducted on a system running Windows, either done by yourself or by other users on the system. The program supports several popular web browsers including Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Google Chrome and Internet Explorer, and several search engines and other Internet sites.


YouTube Search History Now with Disable Option

Friday, February 24th, 2012

This is an interesting development; especially for those of us who are concerned about privacy, and also for those of us who just don’t like being followed around by a history of everything we’ve ever searched for …

The popular video hosting site YouTube up until now kept a log of all of the videos that you watched on the site while logged in to your YouTube or Google account. YouTube knows about all the videos that you watched on the site while logged in to the account. The feature’s name could cause some confusion on its own, as it has little to do with searches on the site. Thus, viewing history would be more appropriate.