Google announces new tool 'Results About You'

Safalta Expert Published by: Preeti Sharma Updated Sat, 24 Sep 2022 12:16 PM IST

Highlights

We feel that our own personal data may get exposed to the internet world seeing how well we use the web or social media. Therefore, Google has come up with a significant and important tool that will remove personal data from search results. Here in this article, we'll study how this will help humanity.

Google always helps us to manage our day-to-day work with its flexible tools and suggestions. I always wonder how well we are dependent on Google for location search, topic research for segments with niche areas and how blindly we trust the Google search engine. Sometimes, we also feel that our own personal data may get exposed to the internet world seeing how well we use the web or social media. Therefore, Google has come up with a significant and important tool that will remove personal data from search results. Here in this article, we'll study how this will help humanity.


Table of content: 
1. How " Result About You" works:
2. How to use this tool: 
3. How to verify this tool:  
 

How " Result About You" works:
We all know sharing personal information is the identification which is preserved with AI applications that may easily get disclosed by third parties. So, Google came up with the tool announced that makes it easier to remove contact details if mentioned from the search result.

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This Announcement was stated in May this year and now, Google App will be soon updated with the tool.

How to use this tool: 
Once your Google app will be updated with the new tool, you need to follow these steps in accordance to successfully remove your personal data from the search results:

1. Click on the profile picture in the upper right corner.
2. Under that menu, a list will show “ Result about you ”.
3. Tap on it- you will be redirected to the colourful page in blue colour indicating “take control of results about you ”.
    This interface will help you remove the contact details along with your info controlled by you.
4.  If you want any assistance using this tool, tap on the blue pill marked “ Learn How”.

How to verify this tool:  
After configuring and managing this tool, if the result shows your data in the search result- tap on the three dots that will appear next to the search result and then click on the remove result button. This information will help Google explain the process of removing your data step-by-step.
Google further added that if you are using this tool, the company will evaluate the content and the searches on the webpage and is not limiting the required information that is useful- for example, a world news article. Remember this tool only remove the information from searches, not on webpages.
Before removing the personal data, Google will ask you for a pre-fabricated response that you have to choose and give the response of the result you want.

 

 

Which tool is launched by Google?

Google launched a new tool "result about you" for erasing personal data from search results.

When result about you tool will be active?

This tool will get active by the end week of September 2022. 

How will this tool help?

This will erase your personal data in the search result as your personal data.

Is this tool effective?

Yes, this tool is effective as this will reduce the risk of financial fraud, and online theft and personal data will be managed by you.

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