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Geek Tip: Get Your Google History

I used to think I visited 1,000 websites a day. Now I know that number is more like a bagillion. Last week, Google released a feature that allows you to keep track of your slice of the web with Web History, a new feature for Google Account users that makes it easy to view and search across the pages you've visited. It is easy as pie to access and allows you the ability to revisit sites you saw earlier and retrace your steps on the web. For an ADD blogger like myself, it's heaven.

Web History lets you look back in time, revisit the sites you've browsed, and search over the full text of pages you've seen. It's your slice of the web, at your fingertips.

How does Web History work? All you need is a Google Account and the Google Toolbar with PageRank enabled. The Toolbar, as part of your browser, helps us associate the pages you visit with your Google Account. If you're currently a Search History user, you'll notice that we've renamed Search History to Web History to reflect this new functionality.

You can sign up for Web History through your Google account.

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c0rkie c0rkie 9 years
feels too "big brother" to me
c0rkie c0rkie 9 years
oh dear.. i should check mine lol!
Jennie Jennie 10 years
This is so great! I hate when I can't remember a great site that I went to and I just can't seem to find again. Oh great Google gods :)
catstarr catstarr 10 years
Thats pretty cool. Its great for all the cool links I visit everyday and forget to bookmark.
krisua krisua 10 years
Scary.
glam-sugar glam-sugar 10 years
I need to do this too since I find lots of cool stuff at work when I'm on my lunch break.
southern_gal southern_gal 10 years
this is so cool! i just enabled that option and looking back at my google activity i realize i'm the most random person ever! HAHA
museanima museanima 10 years
Hrmm I dont know, it's a little big brother ish for me. I think I'll stick with my system of bookmarking if it's good enough to visit again.
colormesticky colormesticky 10 years
Sweet. I'll have to do this, because I don't store my history at work and I can never remember the great sites I come across once I get home.
thedeannamarie thedeannamarie 10 years
Oh, awesome! Thanks for the tip. I'm always wondering what site I was on when I saw this or that and can never remember the URL.
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