Today is Safer Internet Day, and in honor of this, Google is rolling out features to help you stay safer on the internet.
The company has announced that in the coming months, explicit images will appear by default in search results for all users, even if they don’t have SafeSearch enabled.
The SafeSearch filter is already enabled by default for registered users under the age of 18.
If you don’t have a supervised account, are logged out, or prefer to see things like butt in search results, you can adjust the settings (filter for blurring violent images also available).
According to screenshots released by Google, the blur option hides explicit images, but not text or links. All three are hidden by the filter.
Meanwhile, Google is adding another layer of protection to its built-in password manager in Chrome and Android.
The company says that if users have compatible computers, they will have the option to require biometric authentication before entering passwords stored in forms.
Google says the feature will also allow users to “securely publish, copy, and edit” passwords stored in their password manager without having to enter the primary password first.
It will also strengthen privacy protections for Google apps for iOS. Soon it will also be possible to protect apps with Face ID and keep data out of prying eyes.
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