Click at your own risk… and prepare to laugh

Click at your own risk… and prepare to laugh

Lucy Steadman

Lucy Steadman

There are three certainties in life: death, taxes, and risky Google searches. Let’s face it. If you’ve ever had a dilemma or problem that’s too embarrassing or secret to ask someone else about, you probably Google’d it. From health problems to a basic grammar question, we’ve all been there.

While some of us maintain our manners when using the search engine, others throw caution to the wind with all kinds of obscene requests. But what would happen if someone looked at your search history? Are your traces squeaky clean or are you breaking a sweat thinking about it?

No matter where you stand, we’ve been in fits of laughter this month over the tool that’s here to destroy you: Ruin My Search History. It’s pretty self-explanatory, but in practice it’s more than you could ever imagine.

With a single click, a tab will open in your browser and start automatically searching ridiculous things on Google for you, ensuring you can well and truly kiss your credibility goodbye. On the more innocent side of the spectrum, expect search terms like “engagement rings,” or “how to tell your partner they are fat,” but on the more explicit side… we’ll leave that for you to find out for yourself.

Try it at your own risk (and perhaps do it in incognito mode on your web browser!)

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