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I now worry about every click I make because they are watching us

The internet remembers every click we make and then uses the information to define you and me.

Last year, for the first time in my life – as well as the last – I looked up Christina Perri in Google search from my mobile phone. I was intrigued by Perri because someone mentioned her to me in a conversation, and I wanted to know more. I knew my Rolling Stones but not Perri. I searched, looked at a few of her songs, read about her on her Wikipedia page and then closed the Chrome tab.

That was all.

Since then, Google has kept on sending me alerts related to Christina Perri on my mobile phone.

News about her appears in my Google Now news feed.

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