Just sending a Google Link to someone, you probably think it’s innocent enough (at the end of the day, it’s just a link) but it turns out the link says a lot more about you than you think as I recently discovered.
We’ll take this link as an example
So the obvious one you can spot in there is the
ms-android-tmobile-gb (client network and browser),
UTF-8 (the character set we’re using) as well as
hello+there as it’s what we’ve searched for.
It tells us the width is also
360px and height is
560px too, as well as that Google Safesearch is turned
It’s quite a bit more detail than you think you’re giving when you send someone a link and you should probably think twice about sending someone a raw Google link again, especially as it could give away your online anonymity!