Posted by TechGeek on October 21, 2011
If you use different Google services like Gmail, YouTube or Picasa, Google dashboard will help you to identify personal data stored by Google. It’s a service or one place started by Google that shows a summary of the data or information stored with a Google services. Earlier there was no place to identify data stored by different services on the Internet. That’s where Google dashboard came into existence. It is a really nice service which helps you to identify and manage your personal data.
You can visit the dashboard using https://www.google.com/dashboard/. Once you visit this URL, Google will provide you the list of different services like Account information, Google+ profile information, Buzz, Orkut, YouTube account information etc. You will find few links in front of these Google services which helps you to edit the information associated with them. You can also manage sharing of information associated with services right from the link.
You can also open your dashboard from Account Settings. Go to your Account Settings from the Google profile menu, click on View data stored with this account link located right in front of dashboard menu. Here is how Google dashboard lists the services and data stored with them,
The dashboard lists some of the information associated with the Google services you use such as your name, your email address, the number of contacts, the number of conversations in your Gmail inbox, your Google profile, the most recent entries from the web history etc.
Google dashboard certainly answer the question “What information does Google have about me?”
You can also watch the video created by Google.