Type Ctrl + Shift + N. Then type DIVIDED WE FALL and then click enter. Click a search result that takes you to YouTube. Go back to the search results. Retype "DIVIDED WE FALL by Valarie Kaur". Click enter. Click on the result that takes you to Vimeo. You see the full documentary there and watch it.

If all this were done on a normal window, it would be saved in your history tab (ctrl+h), regardless of you have a google account or not. Most likely, this search history will also be sent to Google, regardless of you delete it manually or not.

Will this happen if I use an incognito mode? That is, will Google see my "search journey" (i.e. what I searched for, what I clicked, what I retyped, what website I visited, what video I watched there...) if done in Incognito window? Does Chrome send search history to Google if the search is done in Incognito? If it isn't incognito, then surely the search history is sent to Google regardless of anything, but is that so for Incognito mode as well?

  • You asked the same before: security.stackexchange.com/questions/240570/…
    – user245472
    Nov 10, 2020 at 11:03
  • @user245472 Nope, that is fundamentally a different question. Please see User marianoju's answer's comments. Thanks
    – Jay Shah
    Nov 10, 2020 at 11:05
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    @SteffenUlrich's answer on your previous post answers bot for Google and for Google Chrome, so this is a duplicate
    – Rory Alsop
    Nov 10, 2020 at 11:08
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    Of course google knows it because you visited the site and made the search. It doesn't have to come from some log in your browser because they just log the live activity on the server ...
    – schroeder
    Nov 10, 2020 at 12:01
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    We've already talked about this in your other questions. Incognito does not make you anonymous to the servers. Please look up, again,what incognito mode means or just read the default page that pops up in Chrome when you open an incognito window ...
    – schroeder
    Nov 10, 2020 at 13:59


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