Join Nick Brazzi for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding cookies and cache, part of Up and Running with the Chrome Browser.
- In this movie, I want to help you understand…a few pieces of information that Chrome…is storing that you may not know anything about.…These two pieces of information are known…as "cookies" and "cache."…In both cases, Chrome is watching your activity…on the Web and storing information about it.…This information helps Chrome run faster…and more efficiently, but for some people…either of these pieces of data can be…considered a privacy concern.…Let's start with cache.…I'm going to visit a web page that…I've never visited before here on this computer.…
Now, technically I have visited it before…but I've cleared my cache since then…so it's like I'm visiting it for the first time.…So I'll type in the website address,…I'll hit return, and it takes a little time…for this web page to load.…Now a lot of this depends on the speed of your network,…but one reason this page is taking a long time to load…is because there are a lot of graphics on this page.…Okay, I've gone to this page, it took a minute to load.…Now for the sake of demonstration, I'm going to…
- Using tabs
- Setting the homepage
- Downloading files
- Sharing links
- Creating and importing bookmarks
- Installing Chrome apps and extensions
- Saving passwords
- Managing history, cookies, and other website data
- Browsing privately
- Using Chrome on mobile devices
Skill Level Beginner
1. Basic Website Navigation
3. Browser Extensions
4. Privacy and Security
5. Using the Mobile App
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