Michelle Chang, Google’s head of search policy, said that with the expansion and development of the Internet, there have been some difficulties. Users’ personal information is being unwittingly published in places that cause the user trouble. This information is being used illegally and without informing the user.
“This feature is being brought in line with our policies and protections,” Chang said. According to the report, Wednesday’s notification was given about personal contact info. This personal contact info contains email id, real address, phone number and other personally identifiable information. It has also been reported that users can also request removal of their login credentials.
This will help protect users from identity theft and hacking. You can start a removal request by going to Google’s help page on the subject, you will be asked for the URL where the personally identifiable information is stored. The form allows users to submit up to one thousand URLs.
URLs containing personal information will not appear in Google search results. So, it will delete the URL of the web search which contains the username in other cases It is important to know that Google is able to prevent an item from appearing in its search results.