Whenever I’m browsing some sites, I’m often asked to accept “cookies”. What are cookies in websites?
Randy CorreiaNew You
What are cookies?
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Every time you visit a website, it sends a small piece of information to your computer to keep track of your movement on the site, your visits, and activities there. These cookies are then stored in your web browser and are later accessed when you’ll visit the website again.
For example, while selecting a language on a multi-lingual website, the website may store this information on your computer in the form of a cookie. Next time you are on the website, it automatically loads the page in the language you’ve previously selected by reading the information from the cookie so you don’t have to select your preferred language again.
Cookies are small packets of data that are sent to your computer every time you visit a website. They are like zip files. You accept them just to clear them later so they do not end up taking up space on your computer, This ensures that there are no harmful files infected in your cookies, and that your computer can run at optimal speed.