One most common thing that you may have observed is that a lot of #privacy researchers recommend is to get rid of as many Google products and services as possible. #degoogle

Understand the Business Model -

If you are not paying for it, you are the product.

Alphabet - The parent company of Google. Pic below shows the revenue breakdown and we can clearly see that most revenue is generated from ads by selling user data.
There are N number of articles that have criticized Google for such unethical practices - some of them being privacy concerns, algorithm bias, etc. #EFF

Credit: @EFF…
Almost no one really reads the terms of service we agree to all the time. #tosdr

Credit: @ToSDR

Check out this link for all points👇
Google Apps are considered the most harmful for privacy and are basically #bloatwares. No one Talks about this much.

Now the question is if there's a good alternative will you switch?
Once you understand the gravity of the situation, it's time for action. Let's start by changing your settings in Google account. If you can, delete your account. But it's easier said than done and I understand. For now, do this 👇
Ditch Google search engine. #Private, #independent, and #transparent, @brave Search is the real alternative to Google. Google tracks everything you do, sells your data to advertisers, and leaves you vulnerable to hackers.
Ditch Google Chrome. Use @brave browser instead. Why? Its #fast, #secure and #private and #opensource. Great features: Inbuilt Ad Blocker, earn @AttentionToken, Crypto wallet, Tor private window etc.

Detailed comparison -
Gmail Inbox is another data collection tool of Google that tracks almost everything. They scan a lot of stuff, and that's why you get specific suggestions.


@skiffprivacy mail,



Google Drive alternatives:

@skiffprivacy drive,




@Nextclouders (self hosting)
Google Calendar alternatives :


@TutanotaTeam Calendar
Google Meet alternatives:


@brave Talk
Google Authenticator alternative:

MFA is a must to protect online accounts. Don't use SMS as its not secure. Use an authenticator app like @Authy. It's more convenient because of multi-device support, easy recovery, and encrypted cloud backup.…
Google docs, sheets, slides alternative:

@libreoffice (offline)

@skiffprivacy Pages
Google Password Manager Alternative:

Check out @Bitwarden! It's the best password manager imo. Some great features:
- Open source
- Zero-knowledge encryption
- Unlimited devices + syncing
- Store notes, credit cards, identities
- Bitwarden Send
YouTube alternative: @OdyseeTeam

#Odysee is a #Blockchain based platform where you can upload whatever video you want without having the fear of it being removed.

When a channel is created, it is recorded permanently in a distributed ledger on the blockchain. More info👇
Google Maps Alternatives -


Apple Maps seems to give better privacy than Google Maps. Refer -
Credit: @naomibrockwell…
Android (with Google services) alternative:

@GrapheneOS, @CalyxOS, @LineageAndroid, @Puri_sm

For more convenience - go for iOS like myself. I think Apple is a healthy balance of privacy and comfort. With @Apple lockdown mode feature coming, it will help highly targeted people.
Google Keep alternative:

@StandardNotes is an #opensource notes app that uses end-to-end encryption to protect your notes and keep them synced across all your devices.

Why Encrypted notes u may ask -
Google Photos alternative:

@enteio is a cloud based mobile and desktop photo storage app that offers end-to-end encrypted, easy to use photo storage for affordable price.

Hosted in datacenters in Netherlands🇳🇱 and France🇫🇷…
For enterprises, @ZohoWorkplace is a great alternative for GSuite

Detailed comparison here -…

Also recommended by @balajis!
Google Analytics alternative:


- 100% Data Ownership – keep your data in your own hands
- Reliability & Security
- User-privacy protection
- Options to self-host On-Premise or Cloud host
- Open-source analytics
Please follow me @iAnonymous3000 for more such content. This will motivate me to post more.

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