Google still tracks you through the web if you turn off Location History

You may have assumed that turning off Google’s Location History option meant that Google is no longer tracking your movements. But the reality is that Google can continue to collect location data and even track you on a minute-by-minute basis, remembering your home address, and other places you’ve visited throughout the day, the Associated Press reports.

AP found that Google continues to track you through services like Google Maps, weather updates, and browser searches — any app activity can be used to track you. By turning off Location History, you’re only stopping Google from adding your movements to its Timeline feature, which visually logs where you’ve been.

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