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August 29, 2008

Something You Can't Find Using Google

Google Profiles, the public pages that include information about Google users, continue to add new questions. Some of the recent additions: "where I grew up", "where I live now", "places I've lived", "current company", "companies I've worked for", "current school", "schools I've attended", "my superpower".

There's even a metaphorical field "something I can't find using Google". What would you write if you were to answer that question in your Google profile?


Note: for now, only 118 profiles are indexed by Google.

30 comments:

  1. Have you seen the simple UI, maybe a mobile version for Google Android or Nokia phones?

    http://www.google.com/s2/ui/SimpleProfileEditor

    http://www.google.com/s2/widgets/ProfileViewer?js=RAW&service=feedreader&uid=104890675224415614494&maximize=false&hide=false&width=320&height=0&background=transparent&serverbased=true&border=NONE&even

    And Google's sharing button, like digg for opensocial/friendconnect?
    http://www.google.com/s2/sharing/resources/static/html/help.html

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  2. Congrats to google, they are helping attackers get around those pesky password recovery questions. All that is missing is your mothers maiden name and your first pets name.

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  3. LOL, i am the the 21st and the 53rd profile. I must be a popular person to google.

    I like the buy rogaine one.

    And correction i believe it has indexed 119 profiles. Some might be doubles like mine for some odd reason.

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  4. For Zac
    If you are so stupid to use a password like your mothers maiden name, pets, your birthday date...

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  5. why sould I tell google this much? I know where I grew up, don't I?

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  6. HI, i have also update my profile, how can i know its indexed by Google.

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  7. http://www.google.com/s2/profiles/102156002593555035428?zx=1qzo74cfxn72y


    The Future

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  8. Soon, Google will have a full fledged profile of you, which includes your personal details, social preferences, tastes, spiritual activity, religious and political views, sexual orientation, contacts, friends, songs, videos, AND what makes you happy, cry, sad, joyous; All this from your search history, books you read, sites you access (thru search), groups you are part of, videos you see, blogs you maintain/access, docs and photos you store, items you buy, shops you visit, news you read, maps you navigate.... well there's more and more traces out there on Google that you leave behind.

    And it can be used to target you, psycho-analyse your actions, and predict what you may do next ... even create a virtual clone of you. Simply collect all this data of any individual and follow the trends to create a pattern and finally a virtual image.

    Did you say Privacy? Imagine a foreign company taking over a small American company; now imagine a larger company being taken over; now imagine a terrorist organization taking over the largest organizations using their front-nd businesses. And well privacy statements can always be changed.

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  9. Anonymous said on September 1, 2008 9:00 AM PDT

    ROFL

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  10. I can't wait for the day when Google's stockholders become hungry for another "revenue stream" and demand the following language be inserted into the "user agreement":

    I hereby authorize Google to sell summaries of my personal information, including web sites visited, to third party data compilers; or agree to pay a fee directly to Google each month to ensure confidentiality of my personal information.

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  11. http://www.theburningsoul.com/my-blog/14-blog/193-googlocrocy-how-google-plans-to-control-you

    An Article on How Google is trying to Control us

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  12. I can't find a Adobe 64 bit Flash player plugin, Skype 64 bit client and a Google Earth 64 bit client. ;)

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  13. What are they trying to do with this ? i mean this info leaves a lot of chance of getting misused !

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  14. ANYTHING AND EVERYTHING YOU WANT TO FIND..

    BELIEVE IT OR NOT..

    CHECK..


    http://findingfiles.blogspot.com/

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  15. wow a google operating system - that should be interesting

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  16. Cannot find a file VHPUserMgr.zip

    Any suggestion where 2 find it?

    Peter

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  17. google knows to much soon it will kill us all, kinda like a ripoff of the terminator but real >> i know your plan google....but it knows all the plans you can think of to shut it down. THERE IS NO STOPING THE GOOGLE!

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  18. I cant find one thing that is "GOOGLE AVATARS".And we also don't have any options in google talk like changing our handwriting style,changing the colour nor there is any animated audible.

    I'm giving this advise to goole because I like google more than that of Yahoo.

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  19. My DS cards I lost last week...

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  20. I put this site down for something I can't find using google down in my profile. I could have been the first to do that...

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  21. http://www.google.com/s2/sharing/resources/static/html/help.html

    I just bought my dog this sort of like, new type sweater thing. .. it is from Fr? Soooo goood.

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  22. u can find anything on google

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