How Android Will Help Google Profile YouS
The first Android phone is dropping next week, and the people who pick it up will be toting around mobile Google software in their pocket wherever they go. They'll be using mobile Google apps, probably in concert with using Gmail, Gcal and Google Maps on their normal computer. We know that Google is tossing out all user data after 9 months, but you've got to wonder what kind of a picture Google is getting of its heavy users like that when it's only getting info from how its apps are used. After the jump, an imagined day in the life of a Google user, as recorded and perceived by the Googleplex itself.07:36:04: Application - Gmail User reads 1 new emails Keywords: dinner, match.com, reply, date Current Demographic Profile: Single Male/Female 07:43:38: Application - Search Search Term: italian restaurant upper east side manhattan Search Term: italian restaurant upper east side manhattan cheap Search Term: creampies Current Demographic Profile: Single Male New Yorker 08:31:17: Application - Gmail User sends 1 new email Keywords: dinner, meet, Ford Fiesta Current Demographic Profile: Single Male New Yorker, Low Income 08:40:03: Application - Search Search Term: vern troyer sex tape Current Demographic Profile: Single Male New Yorker, Low Income, Midget Fetishist 11:01:12: Application - Google Reader Feed read: Gizmodo Feed read: Kotaku Feed read: Cute Overload Feed read: Gothamist Feed read: Gizmodo Feed read: Kottke Feed read: Boing Boing Feed read: Fleshbot Current Demographic Profile: Single Male New Yorker, Low Income, Midget Fetishist, Cubicle Dweller 12:14:30: Application - Google Maps Mobile Search Term: SuperCuts Near: Current Location Current Demographic Profile: Single Male New Yorker, Low Income, Midget Fetishist, Cubicle Dweller, Cheapskate 12:59:08: Application - Mobile Search Search Term: slimming pants Current Demographic Profile: Single Male New Yorker, Low Income, Midget Fetishist, Cubicle Dweller, Cheapskate, Insecure 13:01:56: Application - Google Maps Mobile Search Term: H&M Near: Current Location Current Demographic Profile: Single Male New Yorker, Low Income, Midget Fetishist, Cubicle Dweller, Cheapskate, Insecure, Trendy 13:42:12: Application - Google Maps Mobile Search Term: Florist Near: Current Location Current Demographic Profile: Single Male New Yorker, Low Income, Midget Fetishist, Cubicle Dweller, Cheapskate, Insecure, Trendy, Unimaginative 14:19:31: Application - Search Search Term: dating tips Search Term: first dates Search Term: halitosis cure Search Term: bang bus Current Demographic Profile: Single Male New Yorker, Low Income, Midget Fetishist, Cubicle Dweller, Cheapskate, Insecure, Trendy, Unimaginative, Virgin 14:55:00: Application - GCal Reminder: Sales Meeting in Five Minutes Sent via: Text Current Demographic Profile: Single Male New Yorker, Low Income, Midget Fetishist, Cubicle Dweller, Cheapskate, Insecure, Trendy, Unimaginative, Virgin, Boring Job Holder 17:13:49: Application - Google Reader Feed read: Gizmodo Feed read: Fleshbot Current Demographic Profile: Single Male New Yorker, Low Income, Midget Fetishist, Cubicle Dweller, Cheapskate, Insecure, Trendy, Unimaginative, Virgin, Boring Job Holder, Porn Addict 18:51:10: Application - Google Maps Mobile Start Location: Current Location End Location: Olive Garden Current Demographic Profile: Single Male New Yorker, Low Income, Midget Fetishist, Cubicle Dweller, Cheapskate, Insecure, Trendy, Unimaginative, Virgin, Boring Job Holder, Porn Addict, Fat, Not Italian 19:15:03: Application - Mobile Gmail User sends 1 new email Keywords: date, forgot, still here Current Demographic Profile: Single Male New Yorker, Low Income, Midget Fetishist, Cubicle Dweller, Cheapskate, Insecure, Trendy, Unimaginative, Virgin, Boring Job Holder, Porn Addict, Fat, Not Italian, Pathetic 19:20:41: Application - Mobile Gmail User reads 0 new emails Current Demographic Profile: Single Male New Yorker, Low Income, Midget Fetishist, Cubicle Dweller, Cheapskate, Insecure, Trendy, Unimaginative, Virgin, Porn Addict, Fat, Not Italian, So Pathetic 19:26:11: Application - Mobile Gmail User reads 0 new emails Current Demographic Profile: Single Male New Yorker, Low Income, Midget Fetishist, Cubicle Dweller, Cheapskate, Insecure, Trendy, Unimaginative, Virgin, Porn Addict, Fat, Not Italian, So Pathetic, Desperate 19:31:55: Application - Mobile Gmail User reads 0 new emails Current Demographic Profile: Single Male New Yorker, Low Income, Midget Fetishist, Cubicle Dweller, Cheapskate, Insecure, Trendy, Unimaginative, Virgin, Porn Addict, Fat, Not Italian, So Pathetic, So Desperate 19:40:21: Application - Google Maps Mobile Search Term: Strip Club Near: Current Location Current Demographic Profile: Benny Goldman How Android Will Help Google Profile YouS