Q. When I search for something on Google, I suddenly see dozens of ads for it wherever I go online. Is Google watching what I search for? Are there other search sites that don't?
- Charles, from Saginaw, MI, listens to my national radio show on WSGW 790 AM.
A. You aren't paranoid, Charles. Google does use your searches to help advertisers track and target you with ads. If you read my Breaking News Page, you'll know that Google sometimes gives that information to law enforcement, too.