Google Accidentally Sent Video Backups to Strangers

Google has admitted it accidentally sent videos from its Google Takeout archive service to the wrong users, according to 9to5Google. Google Takeout is a service that lets users download all their data to migrate to another service, or merely to…

You Can Retrieve Your Google Reader Data Until July 15th

If you’re a Google Reader user, you know that the service officially went offline yesterday, July 1st. We knew it was coming – Google gave us nearly 4 months of warning. But when Reader finally stopped receiving updates, well, it…

Google Takeout Adds Blogger, Google+ Pages

Google announced the other day that it has added Blogger and Google+ Pages to Google Takeout, meaning that users can more easily export their data out of these services if they would like to leave. Kári Ragnarsson from Google’s The…

Google Adds Features To Google Takeout

Google announced the addition of a couple features to its Google Takeout offering, which allows users to get their data out of Google’s various products. Now, users can maintain their original folder hierarchy when exporting files from Google Drive. “Gone…

Google Adds Reader, Latitude To Google Takeout

Google announced today that it has added a couple more products to the Google Takeout menu: Latitude and Reader. “We’re always working to improve our tools and make it easier for users to control and access their data,” Kári Ragnarsson…

Google Lets You Download All Your YouTube Videos Together

Google has just made it a hell of a lot easier to get all of your videos off of YouTube, should you choose to do so. In the past, users have been able to download individual videos using the Video…

Google Voice Added to Google Takeout

Google has added Google Voice to its menu of services that it lets you remove your data from – otherwise known as Google Takeout. Google Takeout itself was announced in June as an extension of the Data Liberation Front, which…

Google Takeout: Get Data Out of Multiple Google Products

Google’s Data Liberation Front has announced the launch of Google Takeout, which it calls its “first revolutionary product”. Another way of putting it would be, a way to take your data out of more than one Google product at a…