IF you’re tired of being stalked by pesky cookies online, maybe it’s time to get rid of it properly.
It’s all anonymous, but it means they can profile you to show you personalized ads.
So if you’ve done some research on holidays, you can bet that holiday-related ads will appear.
Cookies are essentially small identifiers that you collect when you visit websites.
Luckily, there’s a way to delete them – although you routinely have to do this to keep them off your case.
It is important to note that cookies are sometimes very useful.
Websites use it to remember you, so it saves you time – for example, if you put something in your shopping cart and went to another website.
So if you clear the cookies, you will not only lose the ad tracking page, but also the helpful parts.
To clear your cookies on Android, go to Google Chrome and open the settings menu.
Go to story and type Clear browser data.
You don’t have to clear all history unless you want to.
So just choose Cookies, Site Data.
Make sure the time range is set to all time also.
Tap to finish Clear browser data below.
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