• I switched to DuckDuckGo, the privacy-focused alternative to Google search that doesn't track your data - and I'm not sure it was worth it

    26 days ago - By Chron

    DuckDuckGo
    DuckDuckGo is a privacy-focused competitor to Google Search that doesn't collect or share your search history or clicks.
    I switched to DuckDuckGo for one week, and learned to appreciate some aspects like fewer advertisements, comparable search results, and an easy-to-navigate settings page.
    I did miss Google's layout - especially the "Top Stories" thumbnails that appear at the top of the search results page- and I often wondered if I was actually getting the best possible results with DuckDuckGo.
    Ultimately, I didn't find the privacy features of DuckDuckGo compelling enough to...
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  • I switched to DuckDuckGo, the privacy-focused alternative to Google search that doesn't track your data - and I'm not sure it was worth it

    I switched to DuckDuckGo, the privacy-focused alternative to Google search that doesn't track your data - and I'm not sure it was worth it

    26 days ago - By Business Insider

    Back in the day, there were options when it came to search.
    Choosing between AOL, Yahoo, or Alta Vista kind of just depended on your mood that day. And then came Google, and a clear search engine king was crowned.
    The ubiquity of Google search today is astounding. In September, Google powered over 86% of desktop searches worldwide, according to Statista.
    However, with personal privacy becoming more of a concern - especially the Google+ fiasco that led the company to shut down its less-than-beloved social network - perhaps search is headed for a shakeup.
    If any privacy-focused search engine...
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