Browser Cookies And Users’ Data?

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For those of you who don’t know what cookies are, this small informative piece will help you to grasp the overall concept.

Cookies are mainly storage rooms that store users’ data. Every time a user clicks on a site, all his/her actions are documented inside these so-called internet cookies. 

You might be wondering what use these cookies have? Well, these cookies are used for authentication and tracking. By authentication, we mean that once you surf the web, your login information along with the visited websites is recorded. And by tracking, we mean that these cookies track your activity for better recommendations.

You can clean your cookies now and then avoid hackings, tracking, and to safeguard your privacy. 

Although Apple, Google, and the other gigantic firms have stepped in to protect their users’ privacy, not much has changed. That being said, each and every one of us is responsible for protecting our data online.