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post #51 of 170
They have nothing on me. Since I use ghostery, and adblock plus, google hasnt been able to pinpoint me any ads for a long while.
post #52 of 170
I'm really leery of the link provided in the article. To get there yourself, go to http://www.google.com/ads/preferences

Here's mine:

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Arts & Entertainment - Music & Audio - World Music - East Asian Music [NOPE]
Computers & Electronics - Computer Hardware - Computer Peripherals [YUP]
Computers & Electronics - Consumer Electronics - Audio Equipment - Headphones [YUP]
Computers & Electronics - Consumer Electronics - TV & Video Equipment - Televisions [NOPE]
Computers & Electronics - Software - Operating Systems - Linux & Unix [YUP]
Reference - General Reference - Time & Calendars [NOPE]


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Age: 25-34 [YUP]
Gender: Male [YUP]

I don't browse while logged into my account, so I'm surprised that it knows that much about me.
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Arts & Entertainment
Arts & Entertainment - Music & Audio
Arts & Entertainment - Music & Audio - Music Reference - Song Lyrics & Tabs
Arts & Entertainment - Music & Audio - Rock Music
Arts & Entertainment - Music & Audio - Urban & Hip-Hop - Rap & Hip-Hop
Computers & Electronics - Computer Hardware - Computer Components
Computers & Electronics - Computer Hardware - Computer Components - Chips & Processors
Computers & Electronics - Computer Hardware - Computer Peripherals
Computers & Electronics - Computer Hardware - Hardware Modding & Tuning
Computers & Electronics - Consumer Electronics - Audio Equipment - Headphones
Games


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Age: 25-34
Gender: Male
Gonna start using some blocking programs.
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post #54 of 170
Quote:
Originally Posted by hednik View Post

You know with all you posting your ages...Google will somehow know now tongue.gif

I would not be surprised if they already know how old you are, they likely just use the date ranges to help categorize the ads.
     
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post #55 of 170
Google thinks I'm 25-34 lol.
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post #56 of 170
I want a Firefox addon that will add every single possible category to my cookie.

Rather than starve Google of information, I'd prefer to flood them with a ton of meaningless and contradictory data.
    
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post #57 of 170
Quote:
Computers & Electronics
Computers & Electronics - Computer Hardware - Computer Components - Chips & Processors
Computers & Electronics - Computer Hardware - Hardware Modding & Tuning
Computers & Electronics - Software
Computers & Electronics - Software - Multimedia Software - Desktop Publishing - Fonts
Computers & Electronics - Software - Operating Systems
Computers & Electronics - Software - Operating Systems - Windows OS
Games - Computer & Video Games - Shooter Games

Age: 25-34
Gender: Male

Kind of accurate. I've searched for fonts and Windows-related things recently but not enough to warrant that being a "Category" of mine. But I guess they only track recent things anyways.
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Quote:
Arts & Entertainment - Comics & Animation - Comics
Arts & Entertainment - Movies
Arts & Entertainment - Movies - Movie Reference - Movie Reviews & Previews
Arts & Entertainment - Movies - Science Fiction & Fantasy Films
Arts & Entertainment - TV & Video - Online Video
Computers & Electronics - Computer Hardware - Computer Components
Computers & Electronics - Computer Hardware - Computer Components - Chips & Processors
Computers & Electronics - Computer Hardware - Hardware Modding & Tuning
Computers & Electronics - Consumer Electronics - Audio Equipment - Headphones
Computers & Electronics - Software - Operating Systems - Mac OS
Games
Games - Computer & Video Games - Adventure Games

Age: 25-34
Gender: Male

lol, not sure why Mac OS is on there...
post #59 of 170
Quote:
Your categories
Below you can review the interests and inferred demographics that Google has associated with your cookie. You can remove or edit these at any time.
Autos & Vehicles
Autos & Vehicles - Vehicle Brands
Autos & Vehicles - Vehicle Brands - Mazda
Autos & Vehicles - Vehicle Parts & Accessories
Business & Industrial
Business & Industrial - Agriculture & Forestry - Agricultural Equipment
Business & Industrial - Construction & Maintenance
Business & Industrial - Industrial Materials & Equipment - Heavy Machinery
Computers & Electronics - Computer Hardware
Computers & Electronics - Computer Hardware - Computer Components
Computers & Electronics - Computer Hardware - Computer Components - Chips & Processors
Computers & Electronics - Computer Hardware - Hardware Modding & Tuning


Your demographics
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Age: 25-34
Gender: Male

Google gets me thumb.gif, except the Mazda stuff. I'm not sure where that came from.
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post #60 of 170
Quote:
Your categories
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Arts & Entertainment - TV & Video - Online Video
Computers & Electronics - Computer Hardware
Computers & Electronics - Computer Hardware - Computer Components
Computers & Electronics - Computer Hardware - Computer Components - Sound & Video Cards
Games - Computer & Video Games - Simulation Games
Jobs & Education - Education - Colleges & Universities
Jobs & Education - Education - Standardized & Admissions Tests


Your demographics
We infer your age and gender based on the websites you've visited. You can remove or edit these at any time.
Age: 18-24
Gender: Male


Pretty accurate. I bet the age demographics probably only go as young as 18, because I'm 15.
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