Ever wondered how digitally dependent you are? A look through your Google Dashboard might leave you surprised to see just how often you interact with and rely on online tools. If you’re a regular user of Google products (and let’s face it, that category includes most of us) then it's likely your personal Google dashboard has a record of most webpages you’ve visited, items you’ve searched for, all the countless addresses you’ve located on Google Maps. Your Google dashboard also acts as personal assistant, keeping a record of your Gmail conversations, calendar appointments and your Google Wallet purchases – and that’s just the start.
Curious? All you have to do to access this information, which can make for fascinating reading depending on your level of interaction with the search-engine powerhouse, is head over to google.com/dashboard to see the full picture.
Here at Loves Data, we took a look at our Digital and Analytics Director, Benjamin Mangold’s Google Dashboards and we think the results are pretty telling. Not only has Ben's work dashboard counted over forty-five thousand Gmail conversations, but he's running 11 calendars?!