When I do my online article editing, one of my tasks is to ensure that articles fall within specific word count ranges.
In Firefox, I use the "Word Count Plus" extension for that purpose. I thought I'd try doing some editing work in Google's Chrome browser, so I looked for a similar extension designed for Chrome. I found one, but there's no way I'd consider installing it.
The distance from Google's once "do no evil" philosophy to this is inestimable:
I'll give Google this: At least it's now up-front about its data mining.