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Googling America's sex life
Googling America's sex life

Google knows my dress size and that I wear flats. It knows I do yoga, and it is always trying to sell me clothes to wear to class. We've all been creeped out by the ads that pop up alongside our Google searches. It's like somebody at headquarters is assigned to read my mind. But, it turns out, Google knows how much sex we are having, too. And very often it isn't good sex. In an essay for The New York Times, which has probably topped Google searches for days, economist Seth Stephens-Davidowitz says Google knows what's going on behind our closed doors. Or at least what we say is going on. Using Google search requests as evidence of what is on our minds, our top...

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