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Urgent warning to ALL Google Chrome users to change privacy settings now

Today’s INTERNET users are much more conscious about their privacy and data.

After a series of famous incidents in recent years such as Cambridge Analytica scandalPeople are more cautious than ever.

Take control of your data

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Take control of your dataCredit: Getty

As the most popular web browser, Google Chrome gets a lot of attention for its privacy.

While the tech giant has improved a lot in Chrome’s under-bonnet lift, there’s still a lot more you can do yourself.

Thanks to the downloadable extensions, it’s pretty easy, too.

Google Chrome Extensions to Protect Privacy

There are a number of widely used extensions available that will stop trackers in their path.

To get started, go to Chrome Web Store.

Some of the best reports Cnet consists of Automatically delete cookies, uBlock Origin, Privacy Badger and HTTPS Everywhere.

For example, Cookie AutoDelete, which claims to give you “control over your cookies”.

It automatically deletes unwanted cookies from your closed tabs while keeping the ones you want.

Meanwhile, Privacy Badger says it “automatically learns to block invisible trackers”.

It’s important to point out that extensions only work for Chrome on Desktop – you might want to consider a fully mobile alternative web browser, such as DuckDuckGo.

How to block cookies in Chrome

Chrome also has its own way of giving you greater control over third-party cookies.

All you have to do is open Setting, then go to Privacy and security.

Below, find Cookies and other website data.

Then choose Block third-party cookies.

Sorry, the extension is not available on mobile phones

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Sorry, the extension is not available on mobile phonesCredit: SOPA/LightRocket Image via Gett
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In other news, Apple has become the first company to achieve a stock market valuation of $3 million (£2.22 billion).

Popular Twitch creator Slider has banned from the platform after sharing nude photos of fellow streamer Amouranth.

And internet users have been encouraged check their online account against one of the worst cyber threats of 2021.


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