Do you feel stalked by Google?
Do you also feel that your e-mail contains recommendations from Google ads after we browse on the internet?
Yes it could be that you are always being followed by Google wherever you go in this virtual world, even in the real world through google maps.
You are not alone, many people feel the same way. Ads appear on email or youtube based on the trail we are browsing in cyberspace. Google has a lot of user data stored in cookies and this is what can follow the movements of our activities on the internet.
No wonder we are often flooded with ads on our account either gmail or anything that is still related to google ads will appear installed by Google.
Is this annoying?
Surely. Because some people don’t want to see advertisements running around when we go online or browse the internet. As if Google knew everything we would.
What does this have to do with Duckduckgo?
Maybe some of us are still asking what is duckduckgo?
That’s a kind of duck isn’t it?
Nope. Duckduckgo is Google’s competitor. Search engine. This browser will present a lot of Google gaps that store visitor data. You could say this is a rival search engine for privacy reasons.
The history of duckduckgo?
DuckDuckGo (DDG) is an internet search engine that emphasizes protecting searchers’ privacy and avoiding the filter bubble of personalized search results. DuckDuckGo distinguishes itself from other search engines by not profiling its users and by showing all users the same search results for a given search term. It emphasizes returning the best results, rather than the most results, generating those results from over 400 individual sources, including crowdsourced sites such as Wikipedia, and other search engines like Bing, Yahoo!, and Yandex. As of November 2019, it had 48,709,105 daily searches on average.
So, now you have an alternative choice to use a search engine inside of Google search.
What you can find beneficial by using DDG, for instance:
Protect user privacy
User privacy is one of the things that technology companies must aware recently.
However, in reality there are many technology companies out there who are unable to keep their users’ personal data safe like Facebook which have sold their user data to irresponsible parties. DuckDuckGo claims that they will never save the IP address and personal data of its users. Not only that, DuckDuckGo also reportedly uses methods to prevent search leaks so that the sites you visit will not be tracked. Unfortunately, with this security feature you can not see the search history as provided in other search engines.
Ablet Tracking the website is down
When you can’t access a certain website, maybe you will wonder if the website is down or your gadget is the problem. Interestingly, you can find out easily through this DuckDuckGo search engine.
The next interesting fact about the DuckDuckGo search engine is the presence of some hidden features that are quite interesting.
One of the most interesting is the command feature called “! Bang” which gives users the ability to direct searches to certain sites.
Like for example you type “! A” in the search engine search engine DuckDuckGo, then you will be taken to the Amazon site page.
Meanwhile, if you type the command “! Yt”, then DuckDuckGo will take you to the video streaming site page, YouTube, gang. Interesting, right?
In addition to the “! Bang” command feature, there are also other hidden features that are no less cool you know, gang.
This feature is a stopwatch feature that will automatically appear when you type the word “stopwatch” in the search engine search engine DuckDuckGo.
The final word
That was an interesting fact about the search engine DukcDuckGo which reportedly has the potential to become a serious competitor to Google in the future. In your opinion, with all the advantages and achievements that have been achieved by DuckDuckGo to date, is it possible, really, if this search engine rivals Google? Write the answer in the comments section below, yes!
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