Google is celebrating the first birthday of their My Account page. For My Account's birthday, Google is giving the present of new controls and improvements. My Account is a hub for Google users to manager their account, from contact information to security concerns, and information.
According to Google, in the past year alone, over 1 billion people (yes that is 1,000,000,000) have used the My Account page. "We're excited to introduce three new features to easily access your controls and protect your data." said Gummy Kim, a product manager at Google.
This is a big issue in our lives, since smartphones are a big part of them now. One of the presents Google has to offer is, finally, a find my phone page for Android phones. Samsung already has a feature like this, which is quite handy. But now you can access the service through the My Account page on Google's website.
Google is also integrating a new feature into searching, and Google Now on phones, and computers. By searching or saying, "Show me my account," you can easily access your account without having to go to Google itself, and finding the My Account button.
Happy Birthday, My Account!