As the title says, I'm wondering if there are any security/privacy benefits to managing cookies - that is, managing by deleting cookies you don't want or need.
I deleted all my cookies about a week ago and since then I've left a tab open in Chrome with the list of cookies. (chrome://settings/cookies) A few times a day (when I think of it), I refresh the list and go through it and delete any cookies I don't really need. In my case, other than a bunch of StackExchange sites and a couple of others that I like to stay logged in to, I've been deleting almost every site's cookies.
This doesn't take very much time and it's been interesting to see which sites lead to cookies from various advertising sites, but is it doing me any good in terms of maintaining a bit more privacy on the Internet?