Search engine " DuckDuckGo " better than Google ?
The alternative DuckDuckGo - search engine has 4 million daily searches , twice as many as before the NSA affair mid-2013. With the protection of personal data can you do Google competition. DuckDuckGo is perhaps better than Google?
DuckDuckGo ( U.S. company ) is an Internet search engine that was launched in 2008 . The name derives from the American children's game " Duck, duck , goose " - a fishing game variant. Publik DuckDuckGo was only really after the NSA surveillance scandal was triggered by the whistleblower Edward Snowden with his publications .
Differences of DuckDuckGo and Google
Because of the Snowden revelations and the resulting discussions on the issues of data security and privacy in the network , greatly increased the searches on DuckDuckGo . Unlike Google , the alternative search engine does not store any personal data. IP addresses to identify a computer or network is not collected and the search engine does not save cookies. The generally contain data on the used browser software and the previously visited web pages. So DuckDuckGo achieved with identical search queries for each user the same results and prevent a so-called filter bubble.
Through the collection of user data Results found to be tailored to the user with most search - which is just as with Google. Depending on what they were looking in the past, or what has been clicked, the machine attempts to provide answers , of which she believes that they will interest the user . Mistakenly not relevant results are filtered out and slipping further and further behind . From the user they are so heavy found. The more is searched , the search engine gets a more accurate picture of users and intersects the first items shown more specifically towards it. It creates a kind of bubble that require filters , which the seeker gets to see . Because DuckDuckGo completely waived , there is no such filter bubble here .
What other advantages does DuckDuckGo ?
Not only is the data security is important, but other features make the switch to DuckDuckGo interesting. If one looks , for example, according to a personality, there are first starting a framing with links to that person and then appear the other search results.
Which search engine is recommended? Everyone needs to decide for themselves . For the German -language Internet Google often maintains ready better answers . English queries are answered very satisfactorily with DuckDuckGo . But DuckDuckGo scores with individuality and the protection of privacy.
In addition, there's also the Search engine Startpage, a Dutch company , with more daily accesses, compared to DuckDuckGo a significant alternative in terms of data security.
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