October 7, 2015 12:36 PM EDT

On The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Tuesday night, the host says he read that Google ads would soon target users based on their search histories. So he asked one of his writers, Arthur Meyer, to walk around Rockefeller Center and ask some trusting people on the street if he could read their Google search histories on camera.

It’s entirely possible that some of these passersby are making up elaborate stories in an attempt to maintain their dignity after such embarrassing searches are revealed, but it’s still a hilarious concept for a sketch.

(h/t Reddit)



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