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DuckDuckGo Search Engine Reaches More Than 100 Million Daily Search Queries

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DuckDuckGo Search Engine Reaches More Than 100 Million Daily Search Queries

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The 12-year-old search engine DuckDuckGo (DDG) reached 100 million search queries for the first time on Jan. 11, ZDNet reported. The privacy-focused search engine has been experiencing sustained expansion for two years. It began having 2 billion-plus search queries a month regularly in August 2020. Google has 5 billion daily search queries, making the DuckDuckGo milestone seem minuscule, but it indicates that internet users are searching for alternatives. DuckDuckGo has extended its usability to Android and iOS, as well as a Google Chrome extension, according to a company post on Twitter, DDG apps and extensions have been installed by more than 4 million users and it has an estimated 65 million active users. DDG states that it has a policy of not collecting user data or alternating search results, an important feature responsible for its increasing popularity. It’s about page reads: “You deserve privacy. Companies are making money off of …

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