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#1 Canawler OFFLINE  



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Posted June 12, 2014 - 12:32 PM

Wow!  I know they track what websites you visit and what items you search for but can they see what you type on a forum?

I haven't been to any kind of Oklahoma website or searched for anything in Oklahoma in recent memory.  I just posted something in the "brown-out" thread about an experience at the Wichita Mountains National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma.  I finished up on here and went to Accuweather's site.  There was a Google Ad for an Oklahoma tourism site with something about the Wichita Mts.

They can read your text???

Edited by Canawler, June 12, 2014 - 12:33 PM.

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Posted June 12, 2014 - 01:50 PM

Google scans everything. If there's google ads on the gttalk website, the "crawler" is here looking over everything to match the ads to content.

I have google ads on my website to help pay for the hosting. The crawler scans the website constantly for what users add and what I add on there.

sent from my telecomunication device, from the seat of my imaginary tractor, working my imaginary feilds.
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Posted June 12, 2014 - 05:36 PM

Yep, its scary sometimes what they know.


I always said they know more about me than I do about me.


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Posted June 12, 2014 - 06:08 PM

There is a little add on for mozilla called Ghostie. It will let you see who is watching you and how they all are conected

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Posted June 12, 2014 - 10:15 PM

They can know all they want to. I will be embarrassed later...
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Posted June 15, 2014 - 10:32 PM

Makes you wonder did google learn from the NSA or vice versa??
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