DuckDuckGo

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DuckDuckGo
Type of site
Web search engine
Available inMany languages
Headquarters20 Paoli Pike
Paoli, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Area servedWorldwide
OwnerDuck Duck Go, Inc.[1]
Created byGabriel Weinberg
Websiteduckduckgo.com
Alexa rankIncrease166 (May 26, 2019)[2]
CommercialYes
RegistrationNone
LaunchedSeptember 25, 2008; 10 years ago (2008-09-25)[3]
Current statusActive
Written inPerl,[4] JavaScript, Python[5]

Duckduckgo is a search engine made by Gabriel Weinberg. It stresses that it does not collect information about users like Google, and keeps data private. It is headquartered in Paoli, Pennsylvania, USA. As of August 2019, it received 44,196,092 searches every day.[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Duck Duck Go, Inc.: Private Company Information". Bloomberg L.P. Retrieved 2 May 2017.
  2. "Duckduckgo.com Traffic Statistics". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 27 May 2019.
  3. "About DuckDuckGo". DuckDuckGo. Retrieved 2019-03-29.
  4. Buys, Jon (July 10, 2010). "DuckDuckGo: A New Search Engine Built from Open Source". GigaOM OStatic blog. Archived from the original on March 17, 2011. Retrieved March 19, 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  5. "Architecture". DuckDuckGo Community Platform. Retrieved March 6, 2015.
  6. "DuckDuckGo Traffic". DuckDuckGo. Retrieved 2019-07-11.

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