Difference Between Google and DuckDuckGo

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Paul Montgomery
Difference Between Google and DuckDuckGo

DuckDuckGo works in broadly the same way as any other search engine, Google included. It combines data from hundreds of sources including Wolfram Alpha, Wikipedia and Bing, with its own web crawler, to surface the most relevant results. ... The key difference: DuckDuckGo does not store IP addresses or user information.

  1. Is DuckDuckGo safer than Google?
  2. Why should I use DuckDuckGo instead of Google?
  3. Is DuckDuckGo owned by Google?
  4. Can DuckDuckGo replace Google?
  5. What's the catch with DuckDuckGo?
  6. What are the disadvantages of DuckDuckGo?
  7. Why you should not use Google?
  8. Why you should not use Google Chrome?
  9. What is the safest search engine?
  10. Can DuckDuckGo be trusted?
  11. How do you clear history on DuckDuckGo?
  12. Why is DuckDuckGo banned?

Is DuckDuckGo safer than Google?

Both are just as safe, privacy-wise. ... So, in search of more privacy and less misuse of their data (or less risk of data breaches), people switch to Duckduckgo. But then they think 'wait, but Duckduckgo is also free'.

Why should I use DuckDuckGo instead of Google?

To keep your searches private and out of data profiles, the government, and other legal requests, you need to use DuckDuckGo. We don't track you at all, regardless what browsing mode you are in. Each time you search on DuckDuckGo, it's as if you've never been there before.

Is DuckDuckGo owned by Google?

But does Google own DuckDuckGo? Nope. It's not affiliated with Google and started in 2008 with a desire to give people another option. One of its first advertisements was urging people to look at Google with the slogan, “Google tracks you.

Can DuckDuckGo replace Google?

DuckDuckGo isn't identical to Google—as its documentation points out, many of the web results come from Bing. Whether DuckDuckGo is a good replacement for Google depends on what you're searching for and where you live.

What's the catch with DuckDuckGo?

DuckDuckGo says it doesn't track you, it doesn't send your searches to other sites, by default it does not use any cookies, it does not collect personal information, it does not log your IP address or other information about your computer that may be sent automatically with your searches, it doesn't store any personal ...

What are the disadvantages of DuckDuckGo?

Disadvantages. DuckDuckGo still relies on advertising to generate revenue so you will still see visible ads in your searches. The difference however is that the ads aren't personalised to the individual user. DuckDuckGo doesn't include any protection from viruses, malware, ransomware, or other internet dangers.

Why you should not use Google?

1. Privacy. One of the most persuasive reasons to avoid Google stems from their blasé attitude to privacy. Each time you use their search function or one of their many services, you give away ever more personal information.

Why you should not use Google Chrome?

Google's Chrome browser is a privacy nightmare in itself, because all you activity within the browser can then be linked to your Google account. If Google controls your browser, your search engine, and has tracking scripts on the sites you visit, they hold the power to track you from multiple angles.

What is the safest search engine?

1) DuckDuckGo

DuckDuckGo is one of the most well-known secure search engine. It is a useful metasearch tool which gathers results from over 400 sources, including Yahoo, Bing, and Wikipedia.

Can DuckDuckGo be trusted?

It has some privacy protection measures in place, but you should be able to trust that DuckDuckGo will protect your privacy, since their company is based around it. As a result, you can either trust Google's extremely advanced security or put your privacy in the hands of DuckDuckGo.

How do you clear history on DuckDuckGo?

Here's what you have to do:

  1. Open DuckDuckGo.
  2. Click on the dots at the top right corner.
  3. Click on Delete activity by.
  4. Click on All Time.
  5. Press Delete.

Why is DuckDuckGo banned?

DuckDuckGo, the privacy-oriented search engine site appears to be blocked in India. ... The US-based DuckDuckGo seems to be blocked days after the government banned 59 Chinese apps in India. The government had said the apps posed a risk to India's security and were prejudicial to the country's sovereignty and integrity.


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