Your Google account is a powerful tool.

Through tracking and artificial intelligence it helps shapes Gmail, Google Maps and YouTube into the service that you see today.

There is however a downside to all of this, and that is that to do all that Google tracks pretty much every action you take within its services.

So if you play a YouTube video, search for an image or translate a piece of text Google keeps a record of everything.

If this, rather understandably, fills you with dread then don t panic.

The company has released a website called My Activity which shows in detail your activity through Google s many services.

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