1. bassplayrguy's Avatar
    How does Google know when you are on a motorcycle versus in a car?
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    deadbeatles likes this.
    09-17-2017 05:52 PM
  2. anon(238680)'s Avatar
    Noise level probably.
    09-17-2017 06:07 PM
  3. cardboard60's Avatar
    Google keep a activity of everywhere you go.
    And everything you do

    Do you ever go to Google and to google activities.
    And delete all the activities from the Beginning of time.

    If you do not.
    It keeps a history of everywhere you go.
    And what you do.
    And who you visit on your phone.
    It can be used in court against you if you ever do anything wrong.

    I complained to google.
    But they don't care.
    They are there to let everybody know where you are so they can put ads on you.
    And try to get you to do surveys.

    If you turn google activites offf.
    a lot of the functions of your phone will not work.
    09-18-2017 01:15 PM
  4. deadbeatles's Avatar
    Google keep a activity of everywhere you go.
    And everything you do
    And they do it in Comic Sans.

    Evil bastards.
    09-18-2017 01:41 PM
  5. deadbeatles's Avatar
    Can it tell if you're on a riding lawn mower versus a motorcycle?
    modifier likes this.
    09-18-2017 01:42 PM
  6. Mike Dee's Avatar
    Can it tell if you're on a riding lawn mower versus a motorcycle?
    No, but they can probably give the quickest route
    CTalman likes this.
    09-18-2017 01:45 PM
  7. deadbeatles's Avatar
    I just went to check the activity of the Google account associated with my phone and there was nothing there. I guess I told them before to not keep it. So I guess that means Google is the only one who gets to see it. Looks like all I told them is "I don't want to know what activities of mine you've been tracking."
    09-18-2017 01:57 PM
  8. bassplayrguy's Avatar
    I usually turn off Google location history but it comes back on sometimes. I notice the battery drain. I am traveling this week so I turned it on but I thought it was weird that at highway speeds it knew I was riding my motorcycle and not in the truck.
    09-18-2017 03:24 PM
  9. SDTRMG's Avatar
    that is actually quite weird that they could tell.
    09-19-2017 10:48 AM
  10. jjinal's Avatar
    Google knows erythang!!
    09-19-2017 11:23 AM
  11. TheLastPanda's Avatar
    A tilt/level sensor. Pretty simple
    09-19-2017 05:09 PM
  12. Darth Mo's Avatar
    I read that Google Maps uses any sensors that are available on your phone to track your movements, not just location.

    So it should be pretty easy to determine the difference between traveling by motorcycle or by car from the differences in acceleration and braking, vibration, and perhaps even engine/wind/road noise (though the latter is kind of scary if so).
    09-19-2017 06:46 PM

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