Google streamlines privacy, security, account management

Google launched a hub that can manage setting across multiple devices, screens and services from the search giant.

Google on Monday launched a new hub to manage security and privacy settings across various devices and services.

Under your My Account tab, Google said in a blog post that it will add new settings and provide tools and tutorials on privacy. The move is similar to the one Facebook made last year.

In the My Account tab, customers can manage the way information is used on search, maps, YouTube and other features. Google uses this data to better target ads and enhance the user experience.

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Under your My Account tab, Google said in a blog post that it will add new settings and provide tools and tutorials on privacy. The move is similar to the one Facebook made last year.

In the My Account tab, customers can manage the way information is used on search, maps, YouTube and other features. Google uses this data to better target ads and enhance the user experience.

Users can turn settings on or off for everything from Web history to app activity. Ad settings can also be tweaked.

Google also launched a privacy.google.com site aimed at detailing how the search giant uses your data and secures it.

Here's a look at a few screens.

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