MOUNTAIN VIEW (AP) — Google is rolling out more tools for users to control their privacy settings.
The Mountain View-based company and other tech giants are facing increased scrutiny over the amount of data they collect from their users. Google and Facebook both debuted new privacy tools this year.READ MORE: 3 Teens Accused Of Killing Man, Stealing His Dog & Car In San Francisco On New Year's Eve
Now, YouTube users will be able to set their search and viewing histories to auto-delete after a set period of time.
Google Maps will have an incognito mode, which means a user’s movements won’t be recorded when it’s turned on. It will be available on Android this month. Google did not give an exact date for iOS.READ MORE: Santa Clara County Courts Reopening To Public As COVID-19 Omicron Surge Declines
Google also says people will be able to delete their voice histories from artificial intelligence system Assistant using a voice command.
It is also adding a way for users to check their passwords via a password manager to make sure they are still secure.MORE NEWS: San Francisco Police Preparing to Handle Niner Fan Festivities on Sunday
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