Google uses what I search for in the ads that it shows me on different websites, and I don't want that because it will tell people what I'm interested in.

How do I stop Google from doing that? Is there an option somewhere I could set?

  • That's a great question. I've also realized that personalized ads tell little bit too much about my searches
    – Amadeu
    Jan 25 '12 at 22:00

The easiest way to opt out from personalized advertising is via this plugin: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/html/intl/en_us/plugin/

If you don't want to install the plugin you can set the Google Opt-Out Cookie on this page: http://www.google.com/settings/ads/onweb/

For an opt-out on multiple sites (including Google) see this page: http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.