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Incognito Mode is coming to Google Maps



Google Maps is getting its very own Incognito Mode feature.
Google Maps is getting its very own Incognito Mode feature.

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will soon have its very own Incognito Mode.

At its event on Tuesday, Google announced that the privacy setting would be coming to Google Maps “in the coming weeks.” 

Once launched, users will be able to simply click on their Google Account picture while using the map service and toggle Incognito Mode on or off. With Incognito Mode turned on in Maps, Google won’t save your search activity for the locations you get directions to.

Google has been pushing for privacy recently. Last week, the company announced a feature that would Location History and other activity data automatically when set. The search giant has also been rolling out its Incognito Mode feature across its services, such as .

The company also that allowed websites to block Chrome users from using Incognito Mode earlier this year.

Google announced it will continue rolling out Incognito Mode on its standalone app products, like Google Search, later this year.

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