Google Screenwise Project Pays Users for Their Surfing Data

Google LogoGoogle is building Screenwise, a new panel to learn more about how everyday people use the Internet. With the introduction of this tool, Chrome users to get paid to surf the web using the Chrome browser while sharing data with Google.

As a panelist, you’ll add a browser extension that will share with Google the sites you visit and how you use them. What Google learn from you, and others like you, will help improve Google products and services and make a better online experience for everyone.

Although Google did not announce anything about this project, Google has a page at

Google screenwise page is entitled with ‘Help Us Make Google Better’ and it has the following data:

What’s in it for you? Up to $25 in gift cards. Our panel management partner, Knowledge Networks, will give you a $5 Gift Card code instantly when you sign up and download the Google Screenwise browser extension.1 Then you’ll get additional $5 Gift Card codes every three months for staying with it.2 It’s our way of saying “Thank you.”

To be eligible to join, you must be 13 or older, have a Google Account (or sign up for one), and be ready to use the Google Chrome browser.

Amazon isn’t involved in the promotion; Google says it’s using the online research firm Knowledge Networks as its “panel management partner” for Screenwise.

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